PH Reaction 2 - Phil Haun Professor Dandridge April 4, 2008...

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Phil Haun Professor Dandridge April 4, 2008 Philosophy: African American Experience Option #1: Apply 3 proverbs to the Barack Obama article on “A more perfect union”
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Before reading this speech from Barack Obama, I was not planning on voting in the primaries for the upcoming election. However, this speech made me reconsider; in my opinion Barack Obama has a distinct and capable goal of making this country more unified. Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness is what has been promised to the people who live in the United States of America, by the Constitution, though for many years’ people have been dealing with discrimination, racism and other injustices. Barack stands up for a change of all of these past wrongs, he has a clear message that by making this country more unified we will be able to prosper as a nation. I think that I could apply almost every proverb we have discussed in this class for the past 3 months to the Obama speech, because many of the topics we speak about in class is what Obama is speaking about in this speech. The first proverb I used was Serere’s “Equality is difficult but superiority is painful” Here is a statement from the beginning of Obama’s speech, “I chose to run for presidency at this moment in history
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ART HISTOR 101 taught by Professor Strahl during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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