RUSSIA: Look, I'm a Human

Man's troubles really started when he got on his hind legs. So says Russian Biologist S. D. Antipin, until last week head of the department of general biology at the Kishinev Medical Institute.

"As the descendant of a four-legged animal, man is constructed on the horizontal principle," Antipin had told a group of workers. "By becoming vertical, he is [like] a steam engine rolling along on its back wheels ... By using artificial meat grinders instead of his own teeth, he has weakened his chewing equipment and acquired the toothache . . . Man's internal organs pile up one on...

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