An excerpt from the 1995 William W. Cook Lecture Series
Immanuel Kant said that world harmony will arise from a community of democratic nations linked together by international commerce. However, the theoretical possibility of such harmony is not a guarantee of its fruition.
Kant said that it is one's duty to work towards this theoretical possibility; I want to speak of our duty as citizens of the world's leading democratic and capitalist nation to help further this possibility today.
Investing in World Harmony,
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