Yeah, I think the timing is an issue. I read one of the speeches and loved reading it, but that was all I wound up taking time for: with regular life, planning travel (we're going all over the place these next few weeks), the usual end of semester chaos, and the round of holiday parties which we have to go to or we won't see our friends or colleagues for like, 2 months
, I took a pass on clicking on these meaty (tofu-y?) threads for now.
It could be the holiday hustle and bustle coming up.
btw: I also like Joe's suggestion of speculating about how to proceed from where we are NOW, versus slipping into making MLK's peculiar niche a sort of textbook. Or, make it textbook if ya want, but understand that every time is unique, and be free to deviate from textbook.
Don't drop the discussion. But another time might work better, at least for me.