THE PRESENCE OF JUSTICE

THE PRESENCE OF JUSTICE

THE PRESENCE OF JUSTICE The Negroes of America had taken the President, the press and the pulpit at their word when they spoke in broad terms of freedom and justice. But the absence of brutality and unregenerate evil is not the presence of justice. To stay murder is...
MONEY VS. MORALITY

MONEY VS. MORALITY

MONEY VS. MORALITY Money and not morality is the principle of commerce and commercial nations… Justice, honor, faith, must yield to the necessity of keeping themselves in place. The question whether a measure is moral is never asked, but whether it will nourish...
A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE FOR TODAY

A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE FOR TODAY

A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE FOR TODAY It was through the Declaration of Independence that we Americans acknowledged the eternal inequality of man. For by it we abolished a cut-and-dried aristocracy. We had seen little men artificially held up in high places, and...
THE MAJESTIC HEIGHT OF MORAL MATURITY

THE MAJESTIC HEIGHT OF MORAL MATURITY

THE MAJESTIC HEIGHT OF MORAL MATURITY So I can say to you this afternoon, my friends that in spite of the tensions and uncertainties of the period, something profoundly meaningful is taking place. Old systems of exploitation and oppression are passing away. Out of the...
A FRIGHTENING MULTIPLICATION TABLE

A FRIGHTENING MULTIPLICATION TABLE

A FRIGHTENING MULTIPLICATION TABLE The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it… Through violence you may murder the hater, but you do not murder...
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