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Larger context for LACK in Corpus USbrown_UKbncw/US_brown.txt

  One cannot read the records of scientists, officials and travelers who have penetrated to the minds of the most savage races without realizing that each individual met with is a person.   Read, for instance, in Malcolm MacDonald's Borneo People of Segura and her wise father Tomonggong Koh, and her final adjustment to encroaching civilization.   Above all read in Jens Bjerre's The Last Cannibals how the old man of the Wailbri tribe (not cannibals) in central Australia gave to the white man his choicest possession, while the tears streamed down his face.   lack >   The Australian aborigine is the conventional exemplar of degraded humanity yet here was a depth of sensibility which is lack ing in a considerable portion of the beneficiaries of our civilization.     lack >   Persons, whether white, black , brown or yellow, are a concern of God.     Respect for personality is a privilege and a duty for us as brothers.   Such is the field for exercising our reverence.   As to our action, let us align ourselves with the purpose expressed by Jesus in the Lord's Prayer "Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven".