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Part Two: Priorities for Development
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ENOUGH HAS NOW been said of the changes in techniques and perspective experienced by the industrialized nations in the last decade to indicate that, added together, they tend toward something not much short of a new concept of the technological society. This possibility is proving confusing enough for the already developed nations. But what effect is it Likely to have on the three-quarters of mankind whose processes of modernization are not complete or hardly begun? If developed societies are in a period of uncertainty, how much more marked must it be among the others, for whom, for a quarter century, the motto has simply tended to be, Hurry up and follow on.