Medicine: Human Machine

Rossum's Universal Robots, patented by the Czech playwright Karel Capek, are no more curious and involuntary machines than genus homo as he is analyzed in the latest theories of Dr. George W. Crile, the great Cleveland surgeon.

Ernst Haeckel, Jacques Loeb, the "behaviorist" school of psychologists and many more have long preached materialistic determinism, but it re- mained for Dr. Crile to carry such doctrines to their logical conclusion and posit man as an electro-chemical mechanism, every cell of whose body (and he estimates that there are 28 trillions of them) is a...

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