Science: Man, Apes & Hooton

There are still a few fundamentalists left who repudiate the doctrine that men and apes evolved from a common primate stock. Harvard's Earnest Albert Hooton thinks the shoe should be on the other foot. "Any respectable ape," he writes, ''would repudiate the imputation of a common ancestry with man." Much publicized, highly controversial Anthropologist Hooton has a high regard for gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, etc.; an increasingly low regard for the social and biological status of man. Last week the dismal state of humanity lifted his talent for caustic castigation to new heights.

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