Stephen A. Fuqua (SAF) is a Bahá'í, programmer, and conservation and interfaith advocate in the DFW area of Texas.

January 15, 2007

For the Reverend Martin Luther King...

Today, "MLK Day," I would like publicly to remember the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a man with more than just dreams, a man who better than just about any American of his century knew that hard work and sacrifice can truly shape reality in the direction of our dreams. He was a man whose philosophy I have admired even if I do not explicitly agree with all his religious views. He was an imperfect man, with some well-documented flaws — but knowing this makes him no less the hero. Rather it makes him a human hero instead of a merely mythologized one.