of the accident of birth. It is a society that has experienced a dynamic growth, both scientifically and socially. In such a society, we have succeeded in the blending of a free science and a free religion without seeking to bend or control science to an enforced ideological dogma. To all who accept these values, democratic ideals in action and human welfare are synonymous.
As one whose principle concern is with human welfare, I’m acutely conscious of the maladjustments caused by our advances in the mathematical and physical sciences, as compared with our multiple deficiencies in individual, group, community, and national understanding. To be sure, we have made a recognized scientific profession of our charitable impulses and desires, with the aid and assistance of