Religion: Ends & Means

The Rev. Peter Marshall, chaplain of the U.S. Senate, said a prayer that was particularly suitable for Sunday, July 4:

"O God our Father, we pray that the people of America, who have made such progress in material things, may now seek to grow in spiritual understanding.

"For we have improved means, but not improved ends . . .

"We need Thy help to do something about the world's true problems—the problem of lying, which is called propaganda; the problem of selfishness, which is called self-interest; the problem of greed, which is often called profit; the problem of license, disguising itself as liberty;...

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