Letters, Dec. 7, 1942

The Business of Killing


Lieut. General McNair's words*(TIME, Nov. 23) certainly hit the nail on the head. . . . The best way to attain the kind of world we are fighting for is to take up killing as a national pastime rather than just a nasty but necessary business.

In the biological world we find the first necessity is to develop an unalterable hate for guinea pigs, rabbits, and other animals which it is our business to kill.

PHILIP B. LORENZ Biology Dept. Princeton, NJ.


In regard to the speech of Lieut. General...

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