JANUARY THE 18TH of CELEBRATING 2016 #MLKday [ click photo for next . . . ]
Peace Candle—
On the road in the Northwest of America.

"BEYOND VIETNAM"—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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This is, I think many would agree, one of the finest and most powerful
addresses given in any language, at any place, at any time.

The central insight, it seems to me, is the phrase Dr. King would use one year
later: "It is no longer the choice between violence and non-violence in this world;
it's non-violence or non-existence."

At that moment, the address becomes transcendental in the sense of Thoreau,
or Gandhi. Why? Because, if a primary problem is thought of as a circle,
this, together with Climate Chaos, New Energy & Economic Justice,
is the circle of circles, the problem of problems, the problem which
embraces the whole—the whole—of humanity and the living Earth.

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Featured gallery, 100 MINIATURES, a set of 100 black & white photographs. ONE image. ONE idea. ONE new way of looking . . .
100 MINIATURES—online gallery

Each miniature is a kind of meditation on one idea & one image;
Each lasts 30 seconds; They play in random order;
The music is my BOREA Mix,
for hand-played ePecussion Orchestra.
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