Eastern Religions and Western Man

Archive Report

Quest for Meaning in Ecosteric Cults

One hundred philosophers from the corners of the globe will converge on Honolulu, June 22, for a dialogue that will continue for five weeks. Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, Under Secretary of the United Nations for Special Political Affairs and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 for mediation in the Middle East, is to deliver the keynote address. The theme of the meeting, “The Alienation of Modern Man,” has been described as follows by the program director, Prof. Abraham Kaplan of the University of Hawaii: “Interpreted broadly, this includes any estrangement of man—from himself, from other men, from nature, or from God—and whether as an individual or in groups such as generations. castes, classes, races, religions, or ...

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