Education: Spinsters and Australia

Cornell University's outspoken Professor Otis Freeman Curtis, a plant physiologist, has long wondered why educated people are such easy marks for propaganda and hokum. His patience has been taxed beyond endurance by the radio drivel of professors of astrology, by antivaccination and anti-whatnot laws, by a science professor who became a Faith Healer and let his son die of appendicitis without consulting a physician. Last fortnight Professor Curtis' patience finally boiled over.

In Science, he concluded that the reason for the gullibility of U. S. university graduates is that U. S. universities teach science...

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