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Page 13 - He sees the face and the moving hands, even hears its ticking, but he has no way of opening the case. If he is ingenious he may form some picture of a mechanism which could be responsible for all the things he observes, but he may never be quite sure his picture is the only one which could explain his observations.
Page 260 - In short, both the United States and its allies, and the Soviet Union and its allies, have a mutually deep interest in a just and genuine peace and in halting the arms race.
Page 84 - Harold Brown, Department of Defense Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1981. (Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1980), p.
Page 264 - AREAS 1 . The list in aggregate was selected with the objective of providing a valid base for comparing overall US and USSR basic technology. The technologies were specifically not chosen to compare technology level in currently deployed military systems. The list is in alphabetical order. 2. The technologies selected have the potential for significantly changing the military balance in the next 10 to 20 years.
Page 13 - Physical concepts are free creations of the human mind, and are not, however it may seem, uniquely determined by the external world. In our endeavor to understand reality we are somewhat like a man trying to understand the mechanism of a closed watch. He sees the face and the moving hands, even hears its ticking, but he has no way of opening the case.
Page 304 - Department of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania.
Page 12 - ... perspective. We must recognize that what we are seeking to achieve in South Vietnam is part of a process that has continued for a long time — a process of preventing the expansion and extension of Communist domination by the use of force against the weaker nations on the perimeter of Communist power.
Page 12 - If other governments, other institutions or other regional organizations can find solutions to the quarrels which disturb the present scene, we are anxious to have this occur. But we are in Vietnam because the issues posed there are deeply intertwined with our own security and because the outcome of the struggle can profoundly affect the nature of the world in which we and our children will live.