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"The logical conclusion is we won't do any research and will spend all our resources making monkeys happy. I don't like monkeys."

-- DNA discoverer and Nobel laureate James D. Watson dismissing the animal- rights movement during a visit to a biology class at Washington's Sidwell Friends School.


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