Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr's "The Nature and Destiny of Man."

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[Page 1] Love Love operates where spirit meets spirit. The lover converts the I-it (person-object) into an I-them (person-person) fellowship. Real love between person and person is therefore a relationship in which spirit meets spirit in a dimension in which both the uniformities and the differences of nature which bind men together and separate them, are transcended." (NDM,I,294) Love sees all the accidents of "geography,race,time,place and history which tend to [MS:illegible:Crossed Out] disrupt the harmony of [Page 2] man with man; but it overlooks them, for it is more concerned with spirit than with body.
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