Consider questions 1 and 2 in light of the fact that a nine-year-old boy named Dillon, who is legally blind, has been allowed by his parents and his coach to participate on a children’s football team.
1) Each of the Abrahamic traditions admonish that one should honor one’s parents. If Dillon’s parents are major football fans, does he have an obligation to honor them by playing the sport, in spite of his visual handicap?
2) American moral thought demands equality under the law. If Dillon were forbidden to be on the football team would this be a denial of his rights?
3) Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made moral appeals against structural racism in America, drawing from both, the Judeo-Christian Bible, and the founding documents (Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights and subsequent Amendments) Read His “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” (link found in lecture notes) and identify 2 instances where he draws from the Judeo-Christian tradition-(that were not discussed in class or lecture notes.), and 2 instances where he draws
from the founding documents-(that were not discussed in class or lecture