Andersen, Hendrick Christian [Hrsg.]; Hébrard, Ernest M.   [Hrsg.]
Creation of a world centre of communication — Paris, 1913

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he International World Centre of Communication
here presented, is divided into three parts, intimately
bound together and, as will be seen by referring to the
general plan, designed to complete and enrich one
another in such manner as to form an inseparable and
complete whole. The idea of this centre grew gra-
dually, and at first, very modestly, perhaps by inspira-
tion, while the writer was at work upon a " Fountain
DETAILU „ of Life ", but took form only after long consideration

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of the many vital necessities required in furthering
the progress of the world.

Fountains have ever been indispensable and no doubt always will be.
Where pure water was found flowing freely, we know that people in days of
old traversing the desert or marching in groups, met together to rest, to com-
municate and discuss their views, aims and ambitions; and often the idea of
building a town or a city was suggested, because a pure spring offered an
ample and free supply to man and beast.

In the early ages there were not always the means or the ability to give
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