In my view, a central belief a man should have is in belief itself. Even as a schoolboy I felt that without belief, or without a striving toward belief, my life would lack meaning and purpose. Everything in my own life has derived from this fundamental realization. Always, too, I have actively believed in the basic goodness and ability of man. That has also been one of the foundation stones of my life.
I believe that a man’s future is limitless. I reject the cynical view that man’s intelligence and ingenuity are bound to become the instruments of his own self-destruction, and I rebel—sometimes almost