Citing two sources concerning war, Dr. King notes the opinions of Dr. Charles W. Mayo and John M. Fletcher. Dr. Mayo believes that it is impossible to abolish war, as "war is part of our human inheritance," while Fletcher takes the opposite view in his book "Human Nature and World Peace."

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[War] " It was in his ( Dr[octor]. Charles W[illiam. Mayo's) opinion absurd to imagine that it would ever be possible to abolish war" war is part of our [Crossed out: nature] human inheritance and hence lies beyond our control." John M. Fletcher : " Human Nature and World Peace," Virginia Quarterly Review, Vol[ume].21 , p.[age] 351 Mr[ister] Fletcher takes the opposite view.]
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