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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

One aspect of Dr. King’s writing that is often overlooked was his concern for the pace of scientific and technological advances. It takes caring and compassionate people, and I think most scientists are just that, to guide the world in humane ways. This does not mean living outside our relationships with the world, but to live in them, encountering them in vulnerable and unexpected ways.

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About ivonprefontaine

I am a retired educator who recently completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. My dissertation topic and research was how teachers experience becoming who they are as teachers, as human subjects. For me, teaching is a calling and vocation that allows me to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what will call me. We have begun a small consulting and leadership firm called Rocky River Leadership & Consulting Ltd.

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  1. I heard this quote long ago but had forgotten. I can only imagine what King would think today.

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  2. Jackie Saulmon Ramirez

    Ouch! I think King saw far into the future.

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  3. So true. Our technology has surpassed our humanity in so many instances…

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