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

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THE TOWER OK PROGRESS AND SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS BI1LDINGS

THE SCIENTIFIC CENTRE

ENTRANCE TO THE TOWER
OK PROGRESS

^ J; "'° Centre, of circular shape consists of a great
"Tower of Progress, four Scientific Congress Buildings,
the Temple of Religions, International Court of Justice,
International Reference Library and Bank or Clearing
House, and of Institutes of Higher Learning that spread
out on either side of the Avenue of the Nations.

A permanent centre for international congresses of
science and economic research has not only been a
dream in the minds of the most progressive and intel-
ligent men of our age, but it has seemed to them to be
an absolute necessity for the advancement of mankind. Besides the possibi-
lities of unlimited economy and of the prevention of financial and intellectual
waste which such a centre offers, it would quickly bring to general know-
ledge what the best minds of each nation are rapidly and surely creating
for the benefit of humanity, and thus help towards developing those ele-
ments in human conduct which draw nations nearer together.

It is in the power of science to purify the world, to exterminate des-
tructive germs from every nerve and fibre, to give strength and precision to
all mental and physical efforts ; and it is our privilege to be born in an
age when all mankind, drawn more closely together, seems to be desirous
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