Cinema: Lawless Heroes

Psychology Professor Knight Dunlap, of the University of California at Los Angeles, last week made a proposal* shocking to many a U. S. educator: that humanity should be told that it is sometimes a duty, for the sake of human progress, to commit crime. Children, said he also, should learn that it is sometimes necessary to defy their parents. His thesis: if nobody ever broke a bad law, mankind would eventually get into a rut, sink back into savagery.

Some laws, said the professor, are bad from the beginning, others worse, with time and...

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