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August 2010[edit]

Information.svg Please refrain from making unconstructive edits to Wikipedia, as you did at I Have a Dream. Your edits appear to constitute vandalism and have been reverted or removed. If you would like to experiment, please use the sandbox. Thank you. Drmies (talk) 16:51, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

If this is a shared IP address, and you didn't make the edit, consider creating an account for yourself so you can avoid further irrelevant notices.
  • You can't add the text and say "make up your own mind." First of all, that's not how WP works--it's original research. Second, the job of an encyclopedic article, to some extent, is to have a made-up mind, if you will. However, I have followed your suggestion and removed that ridiculous link, and borrowed some text from Martin Luther King, Jr. authorship issues. See if you like it. Thanks, Drmies (talk) 16:56, 28 August 2010 (UTC)
  • I'm tired of reverting your edits. You don't seem to understand the problem: Wikipedia relies on secondary sources, not on primary sources. You're dumping some text in the article and suggesting that, "see, there is no plagiarism" (or "see, there is plagiarism"--I personally don't care which it is, and you're not being very clear anyway). I'll point you to WP:SECONDARY; maybe that text will make it more clear. I obviously am incapable of explaining this to you. Have a good day. Drmies (talk) 21:39, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

My source is the 1st source in the I have a dream page, how is that a primary source? Hansen, D, D. (2003). The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Speech that Inspired a Nation. New York, NY: Harper Collins. p. 108.

Any article on Archibald Carey which does not include some part of his speech is just inaccurate and not a contribution to Wiki. I am not posting his entire speech, just an exerpt. I am not accusing anyone of plagiarism, just stating some have said it. For balance, I will add the statement that others have found the similarity minor and reference the King page. Does that satisfy your issues? (talk) 01:23, 29 August 2010 (UTC) (talk) 01:49, 29 August 2010 (UTC)

Your move of my post was reverted Maalik Shabazz,who claimed it was unecessary24.23.89.145 (talk) 01:49, 29 August 2010 (UTC)

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