Person-Oriented

“I am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world revolution, we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin the shift from a ‘thing-oriented’ society to a ‘person-oriented’ society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”  ~Martin Luther King, Jr. (source)

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  1. …and the answer to the implied question is that we have become more thing-oriented than person-oriented, hence the alienation that is underlying all of the unhappiness in a world where those who are among the richest are also the most miserable…

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