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Reflection: Violence Begets Violence

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 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said it best, “Hate begets hate; violence begets violence; toughness begets a greater toughness.”

Hate has been spreading like a disease in many places in the world. Violence because a group doesn’t agree with another group’s religion. People are fearful or distrustful of another group (i.e. race, ethnicity). Hatred over how an individual identify themselves (i.e. sexuality).  It all ends the same – with bloodshed and tears. Life lost too soon and a community struggling to understand why.
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