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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 4, No. 1 March 12, 1941

"Quiet Time."

"Quiet Time."

We were ushered into the presence of Mr. Menzies during a matinee at the Opera House. Clad in the uniform of the "Ruler of the Queen's Navee," he discoursed ex tempore in the time betwen his appearances on the stage, on Moral Rearmament, especially in its relation to social questions of to-day.

He began with the slogan—"Less class-consciousness—more class conscientiousness." Most students will agree with his opinion that after the Great War the old order was dead, that mankind made a costly mistake in endeavouring to resuscitate it, rather than to build a new one. Again, he said, fear and materialism dominate; the spirit of "get" is everywhere, the spirit of "give" is lacking. A world where everybody shares is not only possible but necessary.