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Silveresque 06-12-2016 07:54 AM


Originally Posted by Naturebound (Post 3978897)
Many years ago, in December 1955, there was this black woman named Rosa Parks. She was seated on a bus, and refused to give up her seat to a white man. At that time, a lot of people would have just given up their seat because they knew it was a lost cause, that they were powerless to segregation, laws, racism. But Rosa stood up for herself and asserted her human rights. It was more important to her than the consequences she was going to face for her actions. She may not have made a huge difference for civil rights that day, but she started a domino effect. Doing the right thing will always make a positive difference.

Bravo! I love these sorts of comparisons. People seem to forget that as a civilization, we're really no different internally. We just have different issues and need to attack them in the same principled manner. Revolutionary figures were typically not viewed positively in their time.

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