571. This I Believe
Walter Wilcox describes his belief that the world has steadily gotten better during his lifetime, and his belief that individuals must create order out of the personal chaos in which they find themselves, with truth and freedom as necessary components of this task.
572. This I Believe
John Burchard admits his fear, and describes his belief that life cannot be lived in fear, and that the solution in the face of the current threats to "Western Civilization" is to embrace the diversity that America was founded upon, and to strive for union between world nations, despite such a union's newness and unfamiliarity.
573. I Agree with a Pagan
Arnold Toynbee, Professor of International History at the University of London, Director of Studies in the Royal Institute of International Affairs and Director of Research of the Foreign Office, describes his belief that human beings have no certain knowledge of right and wrong, yet must still attempt to live life unselfishly, and his belief that love provides life with purpose. Audio also contains advertisement for "This I Believe" book.
574. This I Believe
Florence Bartlett describes how her belief in the unity of humanity developed during an encounter with Bedouins in the Sahara desert, and explains her decision to create a museum of folk art, which expresses that bond of unity between peoples.