Posts by Lorin Peters

Martin Luther King, Jr. is Not Dead

After the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, Viet Cong resistance fighters testified that they were encouraged in their fight for freedom by the spirit and steadfastness of Dr. King and the Black freedom movement (Hope and History, Vincent Harding, p. 5). Martin Luther King was not dead in Vietnam. In June 1989, 21… read more

Discovering Gandhi

This is a continuation of Lorin Peter’s post “A Daring Vision.” If you haven’t read that yet, you may want to start there.   After my “daring vision,” I was not sure what to do. That I was still alive one month after the death threat probably meant the kamnan had changed his mind. I… read more

The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

While going through my Dad’s estate last year, I came across a strange artifact I had never seen before—a large, carefully crafted, but empty, wooden spool for wire. It was dated “May ‘44”, and its gross, tare and net weights were measured and recorded by hand, as if its wire had been unusually valuable. Suddenly,… read more