Dr. King cites several statements regarding idealism.

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[Underlined: Idealism] (Its [losing?] of the self) "Idealism fails to recognize to what degree finiteness remains a basic characteristic of human spirituality." "Idealism conceives the self primarily as reason and reason primarily as God." "It is the unvarying tendency of idealistic thought thus to translate the Christian moral [Page 2] paradox who loseth his life will find it into an one to claim that true selfhood antalogical [anthological?] one and to claim true individuality are something quite other than actual selfhood and individuality." Niebuhr, NDM, 76, 77.
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