I've seen MLK criticized because he was a "womanizer" but, after all that he did, who cares? Certainly he was more than that to the nation, and his people, and that is how he should be remembered. The rest is for serious historians who are more interested in the minutiae of a person's life.
You have to be careful with how you bring forth those discussions in class, to make sure you don't give them a partisan impression....but it's not a bad idea to challenge them when they are older (in high school or in an AP course).
"No religion is true, but some religion, any religion, is politically necessary. Law and morality are insufficient for the large majority of men. Obedience to the law and to the morals are insufficient for making men happy. […]Law and morality are therefore in need of being supplemented by divine rewards and punishments."
Well a lot of them owned slaves.... So yea...
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