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Zeus, after having been the leader of the victory of the Olympic gods against the titans, became the supreme god and, sitting on his throne, he started to reign over the world when the God raised his arm unveiling his powerful lightning bolts. The other gods bowed down in a sign of respect. No, God

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>>Along Comes…there’s a lot of…your Congress is paralyzed. In 1849 when they meet they can’t even elect a Speaker of the House until 100 ballots or something. Along comes Henry Clay of Kentucky, one of the great politicians of this time. Now this shows you how politics then is different from politics now. What was

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>>Now despite all this, there were those in the revolutionary era, Jefferson himself maybe, who kind of thought slavery might die out. Slavery in Virginia was getting a little decrepit, it had been around for over a century. Tobacco exhausts the soil, and maybe it will die out. But of course, it doesn’t. In the

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Why is the nation fracturing? Well, the Market Revolution had contradictory impacts – North and South. If you look at the nation at the time of the American Revolution, there’s no North and no South, actually. Slavery existed in all the colonies, or the 13 states that became independent, and although there were differences, their

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>>>>The pursuit of justice in Plato’s dialogue “The Republic” begins in conversation with an elderly man who says that justice is doing no harm. It continues with the challenge of Thrasymachus, who says that in fact justice doesn’t exist, that morality doesn’t exist. And this is a serious position, and to appreciate the accomplishment of

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By the time we get to the March on Washington, August 1963, you have 250,000 persons who were there at the March. You had a platform where you had ministers, you had many coalitions speaking, talking about the importance of civil rights and how we needed to pass legislation. We knew that President Kennedy initially

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(dramatic music) – In the broader arc of God’s redemptive purposes in the world, justice is one of the outcomes or one of the vehicles we hope for. In the Old Testament and even in the Hebrew language justice is never an abstract idea of ethics or morality. For example, in the Hebrew, justice is

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[MUSIC PLAYING] My name is Derrick Alridge and I am a professor in the Curry School of Education. Over the last year, I’ve been working on a project called Teachers in the Movement. Text books talk about civil rights activists. They typically focus on the most well-known civil rights activists, such as Martin Luther King,

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