EVERY So often we are called upon to decide just what political or social or ethical "platform" is the one that comes closest to the truth and to the public need and which, accordingly, is entitled to our confidence and our support. And these are moments of anguish for us. No matter how persuasive a given programme may seem, we are filled with a fear, which gradually becomes a conviction, that in the end its triumph and application will do more harm than good.
"Free Trade," we may say. "Hands off! Give us a chance to breathe! Let's turn the individual loose for a time, build up business and concentrate economic power!" But, are we not likely, in the mad race that results, to lose sight of other noble and very important needs -- peace, for instance, modest, frugal