Margaret Mead: This I Believe

The Hindu newspaper published a piece commemorating the recording of Margaret Mead‘sThis I Believe” essay for Edward R. Murrow‘s radio series:

I believe that to understand human beings it is necessary to think of them as part of the whole living world. Our essential humanity depends not only on the complex biological structure which has been developed through the ages from very simple beginnings, but also upon the great social inventions which have been made by human beings, perpetuated by human beings, and in turn give human beings their stature as builders, thinkers, statesmen, artists, seers and prophets

Click here to read the article or here to listen to Mead’s recording

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