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"I wish you wouldn't squeeze so," said the Dormouse, who was sitting next to her. "I can hardly breathe."

"I can't help it," said Alice very meekly: "I'm growing."

--"Alice in Wonderland"

IT is by now a commonplace to say that the increase in the membership of the United Nations from sixty to eighty has been a long step towards universality. Speaking quantitatively, this is a geographical fact. But it has brought about qualitative changes--or, rather, by enlarging the mirror has expanded the view of the world and changed our perspective. This has other significances than a mere increase

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