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'PROGRESS'

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' Our Standards of Better and Worse'
H. A. Mess , Ph.D.
(Reader in Sociology in the University of London)
Before we can discuss usefully whether there is progress or not, we must decide what things we value most in human life. Valuations differ in different ages and communities. In relation to physical well-being, beauty, intellectual life, morality, social institutions, and spiritual life, our standards vary constantly.
At the end of this broadcast Dr.
Mess will briefly link up what he has said with the previous talks in this series.

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