Gandhi Hated Black People, and MLK Was a Plagiarist

From: Ronny Koch ([email protected])

Many of our best people were really bad people.

But I read a lot, so I already knew this, and it’s actually not
the worst of Gandhi’s actions. Interestingly enough, many of our
great leaders and icons were massively flawed individuals.
Martin Luther King Jr. was a documented adulterer and plagiarist
(he plagiarized some significant portion of his major college
work), and Abraham Lincoln himself was a clear racist:

Here’s him arguing for black rights in a debate with Douglas
Charleston (who I guess wasn’t as hippie liberal as this):

I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been in favor of
bringing about in anyway the social and political equality of
the white and black races – that I am not nor ever have been in
favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying
them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I
will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference
between the white and black races which I believe will forever
forbid the two races living together on terms of social and
political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while
they do remain together there must be the position of superior
and inferior, and I as much as any other man am in favor of
having the superior position assigned to the white race. I say
upon this occasion I do not perceive that because the white man
is to have the superior position the negro should be denied

Then there’s the words of my favorite statesmen of all
times–Thomas Jefferson:

…all men are created equal…

Well, he didn’t use the word men because that was an accepted
proxy for humankind at the time. He used it because it didn’t
apply to what were considered non-men of the time, e.g. blacks,
women, and non-christians. In other words, when he said “men”,
he really meant Christian, white men.;

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