Medicine: Speaking Biologically

Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey dropped down to Little Rock, Ark. last week to discuss his specialty at the sixth annual conference of neuropsychiatrists. Lecturing on sexual abnormality, he told his psychiatrist audience deviations such as homosexuality are hardly surprising among humans. The reason: they are relatively common among animals. Some of his critics, said Zoologist Kinsey, want to have three "kingdoms"−plant, animal and man, ignoring the biological fact that man is an animal.

Snapped Dr. Franz Alexander, director of Chicago's famed Institute for Psychoanalysis: "Animals don't build churches and schools. There are differences between men and animals greater than the fact that...

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