391. This I Believe
Fannie Hurst talks about the example her husband set of how to live a selfless life, and her belief that many such lights of selfless living--though small--can together illuminate an entire arena in the world.
392. This I Believe
Edith Nelson talks about learning the Golden rule early in life, the impact teaching has had on her life and the importance of kindness, friends and families when struggling through adversity.
393. This I Believe
Alex Osborn describes his belief in the power of creative imagination and ideas, and his satisfaction in teaching others how to capitilize on their "most priceless possession" (creative imagination) as well.
394. This I Believe
Richard Crooks recounts the impact that simple encouragement can have on a young singer's life, and describes his beliefs drawn from choral works: that there is a king whose reign is eternal, that all men are brothers, and that those who seek shall find.
395. This I Believe
Gant Gaither describes his belief in his responsibility to serve God and others, his love for the underdog, and his responsibility to always do his best.
396. This I Believe
Sir Gerald Barry, Director General of the Festival of Britain, talks about the changes in the world after World War II, his relationship to christianity and his belief that there is no life after death and so one must appreciate and live one's own life to the fullest extent.
397. This I Believe
Irving Fineman reads his poem, "For a Child" and explains why he feels it is a parents duty to create a better world and why to do so one needs science and faith together.
398. This I Believe
Ned Dearborn, president of the National Safety Council and former dean of the Division of General Education at New York University, talks about the importance of faith in overcoming adversity and describes the many things in which he places faith, such as religion, the goodness of people, himself, and he concludes by describing his faith in faith itself.
399. This I Believe
Paul Williams describes his belief that what makes humans different from animals is their ability to communicate, exchange ideas, form opinions, and reach judgements--characteristics which support the progress of civilization.
400. This I Believe
Dain Domich describes how momentos from his work with the Junior Commerce (a Bible and American flag) remind him of his belief that faith in God is what provides meaning to life, and his belief in American freedom and democracy.