In August 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC and proclaimed: “Even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream […] I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘[…] that all men are created equal.’”

Nearly 50 years later, we face different difficulties albeit of a similar magnitude and so it is not surprising we seem to be in a state of despair about the future; it is as if we had lost our capacity to dream. But it is precisely now that we need inspiration ...


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