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Unformatted text preview: Running head: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE SLOW ROAD OF EVOLUTION 1 Human Rights and the slow road of evolution Tiffany Altvater Eng 102 8/6/10 Melonee Griggs HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE SLOW ROAD OF EVOLUTION 2 Human Rights and the slow road of evolution Introduction Selassie (2010) Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war and until there are no longer first-class and second-class citizens of any nation, until the color of a man's skin is of no more significance than the color of his eyes. And until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard to race, there is war. And until that day, the dream of lasting peace, world citizenship, rule of international morality, will remain but a fleeting illusion to be pursued, but never attained... now everywhere is war. (I of Ethiopia quotes, para. 1) While many people believe that race, ethnicity, and living conditions are what determines a persons...
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