National Affairs: New Habits of Thought

President Eisenhower's NATO speech this week was drafted to offer a code within which NATO can live—and at the same time to present a challenge that NATO must meet if it hopes to live. Its gist:

We who inherit and share the humane and religious culture of Europe must examine our collective conscience to determine if we are doing our best to meet the grave threat to our free institutions. I believe that we must rid ourselves of certain false habits of thought of which we have all been more or less guilty.

Principal among current misconceptions: 1) the free economic system...

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