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The violence of this world has a strangle hold on us

The violence of this world has a strangle hold on us The violence of this world has a strangle hold on us
Conferences and Speeches 1937-1958
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Look around you [...]. Violence has a strangle hold on us. Inside every nation and in the world at large, mistrust, resentment, greed, and the race for power are erecting a dark, desperate universe in which man is condemned to live within the limits of the present. The very notion of a “future” fills him with anguish, for he is captive to abstract powers, starved and confused by extravagant living, and estranged from the truth of nature, from well earned leisure and simple happiness.

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