Forum, Jun. 28, 1976

Point of Honor

To the Editors: Cheating is not new at West Point [June 7], or in any school, despite codes of honor. But to have it reach the proportions suggested in the recent investigations strikes deep at a moral core. Are the lines between right and wrong, the lines between power and impotence, between success and failure so blurred that any means justifies the end? The specter of T.S. Eliot's "hollow men" looms over our Bicentennial.

Rebecca Peterson Los Altos Hills, Calif.

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