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Civil Disobedience

Argues in favor of Martin Luther King's position on the necessity of civil disobedience. Issues of racism, social inequality, response to unjust laws. Compares King's ideas and actions with those of Socrates.
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Socrates and King on Civil Disobedience Philosophers and political activists alike have struggled to determinethe conditions under which human beings are morally entitled to disobey thelaw Two thinkers Socrates and the more contemporary Dr Martin LutherKing will be used in advancing a personal belief in the necessity ofcivil disobedience under certain circumstances It will be argued hereinthat whereas Socrates rejected any form of civil disobedience that broughtan individual into conflict with the State Dr Martin Luther King heldthat there were times when

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