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

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and rapidity of communication is utilised. Thus the Tower of Progress will
be a marvel of practical engineering as well as a beautiful monument for
recording the advancement and unity of human culture and progress.

If the conception of this great Tower should appear too idealistic, it

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was yet built upon a practical and scientific basis. It is like a bee-hive to
which would come the honey extracted from the richest flowers of progress to
be again so distributed to humanity, that sweetness and virtue may return to
the world of human needs and desires. In fact, the whole structure of the
Tower was conceived as a living, vibrating organism of steel, bronze and
stone, reaching high into the heavens as a mighty human arm imploring the
invisible Divinity for Light, Protection, Justice and Truth.

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