A Quote by Thomas Merton on belief, difficulty, nations, patience, peace, politics, preparation, skill, spirituality, technology, wisdom, work, and world

I believe we are going to have to prepare ourselves for the difficult and patient task of outgrowing rigid and intransigent nationalism, and work slowly towards a world federation of peaceful nations. How will this be possible? Don't ask me. I don't know. But unless we develop a moral, spiritual, and political wisdom that is proportionate to our technological skill, our skill may end us.

Thomas Merton (1915 - 1968)

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