Letters, Feb. 23, 1948

Gandhi Story

Sir:

The world owes you a debt of gratitude for the wonderful paragraphs on Mahatma Gandhi in TIME, Feb. 9. I have rarely seen such inspired journalism.

FRED FIELD GOODSELL

Boston, Mass.

Point in History

Sir:

Churchill is right [TIME, Feb. 2]. The world is at a crucial point in the evolutionary process. We have here and now to resolve the question as to whether the world social organism shall advance toward closer integration along the lines of individual freedom and intelligent self-determination, which is democracy, or within a matrix of "scientific" and coercive direction by a political elite, which is world Communism.

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