Religion: Words of the Week

"There are two ultimate dangers besetting present-day preoccupation with the problem of human rights. The first is ... the danger of materialism. Who is not clamoring today for his economic rights, for what is called a decent standard of living? . . . There is a deadly danger that in our enthusiasm for economic and social justice we forget that man cannot live by bread alone . . .

"The second danger is ... the danger of humanism. We have been endlessly speaking of human rights, as though there was nothing except man in the universe, as though he was the center...

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