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Ng 1 Sharon Ng Professor Skrentny, TA Megan Strom DOC 2 – C06 06 January 2011 Discussion Questions Set #1 “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Questions 1. How does King demonstrate the purpose and credibility of nonviolent direct action? Possible answers: - King argues that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” (King 13). - King contends that without nonviolent direct actions like his, true civil rights are unachievable. - Civil disobedience justified in unjust laws is okay; “one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws” (15). 2. How does society define an unjust law? What do you think is the most effective way to change these laws? Possible answers: - An unjust law is a law that doesn’t benefit everyone in the society.
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Unformatted text preview: -An unjust law prevents those who are oppressed from living life under the conditions mapped out in Constitution, as seen in the Letter from Birmingham Jail.-The most effective way to change these laws would be to gather together and resisting inequality because if everybody is too scared to fight for what they want, then nothing will change. Ng 2 Job 1:1-22 Question 3. Why do you think Job was written? Possible answers: To show that-suffering is not always a result of personal sin, because bad things occurring in peoples lives are inevitable no matter how perfect they are.-in the end, nobody is more perfect than God.-God is worthy of praise for who He is aside from all the things He provides....
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