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Why American Civil Society is Criticized for Equal Civil Rights

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Oct 1, 2020 at 15:30

How is it that when Dr. King was preaching equality in an environment where perceptions of race could not be reconciled in a thousand years, let alone in the two hundred or so years of American history, that people sympathetic to his cause are always shouted down by voices that do not seek reconciliation, but are content to derive animosity for the sake of dominating the conversation.
These controversial voices do not seek peace in civil societal settings, that when the Constitutional founders set the American experience in motion, they needed to grant freedom to all voices or there would be no peace for any voices. They were hopeful in that peace would overcome; but animosity was easily stoked for reasons of pride, religious and humanist self-seeking influences because, even as they were set on a course of truth, not every one seeks the truth and are dead set against it.
The challenges to the American experience were already in place before agents of rebellion, both domestic and foreign, commenced their attacks on things American (secession and segregation); and what better place in society than to make it visually acrimonious. That it takes on the deeply held religious/anti-religious overtones seeks to disrupt civil society in a way that perverts the basis of what should be the basis of civil society, loving thy neighbor. See if it is not the plan of evil thoughts to foment hate, like certain entities and secret societies in America (even in government), who seek to disrupt by epithets of division; and never allowing civility to present a better way of life.

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