INDIA: How Moral Is Nehru?

Prime Minister Nehru last week again came out firmly against India's alignment with the Western democracies.* He was against it, he told the Indian Parliament, on moral grounds: "Alignment means that you do what you think is not right, but what others think is right for you to do."

Same day, Moralist Nehru got an answer. In Bombay with other Western and Indian intellectuals attending a Congress of Cultural Freedom, Swiss Moralist Denis de Rougemont (The Devil's Share) drew applause from his Indian audience as he developed a parable on neutrality. Said Calvinist...

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