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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 01:10 AM

16. The point is he got some things right.

And some things horribly, unforgivably wrong. And we can distinguish between the two. MLK had extramarital affairs, but he was a great and courageous civil rights leader and orator. Yes, a person can do awful things and sill be great, or do great things and be an a-hole. Does that mean we disregad everything they've done? Only if you need perfection, in which case, you got Jesus and....??????

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