People: The Way Things Are


Dictator Juan Domingo Perón of Argentina explained why he had committed his country to war on the U.S. side, if war should ever come. "We are in the Antarctic Circle, Russia is in the Arctic Circle, and the U.S. is in the middle," said he, adding easily,"with the atomic bomb." He observed: "The stronger always wins."

Earnest A. Hooton, self-winding Harvard anthropologist, unwound a wallop at love on the dole. "Stupid, shiftless, and improvident human beings breed the most rapidly," he informed a California lecture audience, "because they feel little responsibility to their offspring and recognize no obligation to society. ....

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