Our Assured Destiny

"Good is for all men, now and eternally, and the
destiny of good is the only destiny of man"

Would it not be anomalous, indeed, to assume that man has an individual destiny but is living in a universe which has no destiny? Such a contradiction, which is often expressed by so-called realists today, simply reveals one of the dominant characteristics of human thinking at present: that one cannot give up his own innate yearning for purpose and identification, even though he has become more and more skeptical about the purpose and destiny of general existence.

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The Harvest of the World
October 28, 1961

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