Letters, Oct. 4, 1948

Ghosts Sir:

Your [contributor] from Evansville, Ind. is incensed about the decision of the Archbishop of Canterbury's commission concerning artificial insemination, which deems it at least a "Breach of Marriage" [TIME, Aug. 9].

. . . The best analogy that occurs to me is that of "ghost" writing. Many a political leader who can't write good speeches . . . lets his advisers . . . write speeches for him. Then he delivers them, as if they were really his own, and the crowd applauds. That . . . is a "breach of personality,"...

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