PoliSciJanuary 23

PoliSciJanuary 23 - January 23, 2008 Continued from last...

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January 23, 2008 Continued from last lecture Malcom X not dismissing “ballot” argument, he just says that they  should try that first His position is consistent with Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry Revolution Must be Justified Must have grievances severe enough to justify revolution The Authority of Jefferson’s Ideals Rights endowed by God (religious): not good philosophical argument Established by laws of nature: implication that something about human  nature saying we deserve certain kinds of treatment as human beings Self Evident Truths: just there; just given. Particular claim. Not a  philosophical argument. Failure if you don’t see it. Against King’s Notions of Direct Action and Civil Disobedience Political ideals cannot be drawn from religious tradition. Religion is  divisive o Malcom X says to keep religion to oneself
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