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Reasons for, and events leading up to, the foundation of the UNO. The continuing danger of nationalism. The fight between the individual and the domination of the State. A detailed discussion follows regarding totalitarianism and democracy, with many lessons to be learned from recent history. Topics addressed during this discussion include the following. The step from dictatorship to totalitarianism. A discussion of individual rights. The fight against totalitarianism from 1939-1945. The faith which inspires so-called Marxists. The weapons of propaganda and falsehood used in ideological warfare. Invention due to free enterprise. Retaining essential liberties. Democracies as organisms of evolution. The free exercise of individual reason and security for the weak through the great love which comes from Christian morality that will ensure our future society.