Love is a powerful tool, share it

“Love is a powerful tool, more powerful than hate,”  A quote from Dr. King in his “Loving Your Enemies” speech. He believed that to change the world, love has to be extended to everyone, even to our enemies. It mirrored Gandhi message, one who Dr. King looked to for inspiration in the nonviolent justice movement. It’s the message upon which he built his life, that only love is capable of transforming hate into love.

2018 Doomsday Clock, It is 2 minutes to midnight

Full Statement It is now two minutes to midnight 2018 Doomsday Clock Statement Science and Security Board Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Editor, John Mecklin Statement from the President and CEO The year just past proved perilous and chaotic, a year in which many of the risks foreshadowed in our last Clock statement came into…

Frederick Douglass, Defender of Women Rights & Human Rights

Frederick Douglas has been a long supporter of women rights. In 1848, Douglas was the only African American to attend Seneca Falls Convention, the first women’s rights convention, in upstate New York. Elizabeth Cady Stanton asked the assembly to pass a resolution asking for women’s suffrage. Many of those present opposed the idea, including influential Quakers James and Lucretia Mott. Douglass stood and spoke eloquently in favor; he said that he could not accept the right to vote as a black man if women could not also claim that right. He suggested that the world would be a better place if women were involved in the political sphere.

Importance of Morality and Religion in Government

John Adams Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Second President of the United States [I]t is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue. (Source: John Adams, The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United…