Education: Happily Ever After?

Since the race began, humans have been wondering about humans, but the latest fashion is to wonder about how the wondering should be done. Last week, at universities across the U.S., teams of anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists and psychiatrists were developing new techniques of wondering. Whatever else may be said about it, the field called "human relations" has become one of the most rapidly expanding endeavors in the postwar academic world.

The idea behind the new drive for knowledge is to study how humans behave, not only as individuals, but, more importantly, as members of...

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