Letters: Oct. 13, 1967

For a More Human Race

Sir: Your Essay on "Race & Ability" [Sept. 29] should be made "must reading" in classes the world over at the grade levels where it can sink in and take hold before the ugly head of prejudice rears and spews its foul lessons on the unsuspecting young.

ALAN E. MERRILL Cheektowaga, N.Y.

Sir: Easily one of the most regrettably persistent myths in the contemporary world is the belief in the existence of "race"; a modern-day carry-over to an older belief in witchcraft—and the resultant feeling that measures must be taken...

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