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This is my profound religious faith, and I hold that all good men and true should make it their life-work to contribute what they can to carrying out that plan; to making the community in which they dwell more governed by the principle of justice, more pervaded by the spirit of mercy, generosity, and good will, and more guided by reverence and humility. When I became Editor-in-Chief of The Outlook, more than forty years ago, I determined to introduce into it a history of current questions; to make it contain an interpretative history week by week of the world's life. In this history I intended to interpret every question by its effect on the betterment of the community-by its contribution to justice, mercy, and loyalty. The effect of any proposed policy on any party (Democratic, Republican, Progressive, or Prohibition) or on any church (Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, or agnostic) I proposed to ignore. Conventional standards were dropped
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