31. This I Believe
George Strickling recounts how the rowdiness of a regiment of American soldiers in England limited his own freedom to sight-see as a soldier, and describes his belief in good manners.
32. This I Believe
Christmas Humphreys recounts his search for beliefs that he could live by, and states his beliefs in the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism.
33. This I Believe
Louis MacNeice defines beliefs as statements of personal preference, and describes his belief that the world can avoid anarchism because people share many of the same preferences, including the desire to build an orderly society.
34. This I Believe
Henry Murray describes his belief that the world will not be able to progress and escape the threat of atomic war until a synthesized philosophy of eastern and western ideals can be adopted by thousands, and a world government achieved.
35. This I Believe
Hudson Hoagland describes the importance of science and democracy and how they work together.
36. This I Believe
Kate Holliday describes her beliefs in the brotherhood of humanity, in the right to freedom of worship, and in the Golden rule.
37. This I Believe
Lord Oaksey emphasizes the importance of keeping one's values strong but simple so that they may remain solid, and also to be conscious of right and wrong, and also to be aware of opportunity or "luck," then concludes with a poem by Adam Lindsey Gordon.
38. This I Believe
Robert Stacy-Judd relates an experience from early in his career when unemployment left him homeless and in despair; however, rather than taking his own life, he had the opportunity to prevent another from committing suicide, establishing his faith in divine help, prayer, and a sense of humor.
39. This I Believe
Violet Bonham Carter describes her Prime Minister father's influence on her life; and states her belief in the "absolute value of truth," in the diverse means (religion, philosophy, poetry, nature) of arriving at that truth, and in the courage to think honestly.
Lost Theaters of Somerville: Ruth Stott Interview