DOC 1 Journal 4 - 1 Lee Jane Lee Professor Gilson DOC 1...

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1 Lee Jane Lee Professor Gilson DOC 1, Section A08 6 November 2009 Where is the Love? In The World House , Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the racism, poverty, and materialism that exist in society and the ways we can solve these global epidemics. A world house, according to a famous novelist, symbolizes the United States as a large house in which people of different race, class, gender, and identity must work to live together in peace. King states that in this world house, having “personal character and social justice” (209) is fundamental to its continued existence. He believes that technological advancements, although they facilitate everyday tasks and create scientific progress, are causing people to neglect one another. He claims that as consumers and materialism increase, spirituality and love decrease. King advocates nonviolent aggression because there are numerous reforms that can be made with the money and time that go into militarism. He argues that war and human destruction are not the
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  • Spring '11
  • Variousprofessors
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Sheryl WuDunn, Nicholas D. Kristof, World House

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