Re: ``Apes, Men and Morons"

Ed Conrad (
Wed, 22 Jan 1997 01:13:49 GMT

On Tue, 21 Jan 1997, (Ed Conrad)
wrote to pass along the second of Dr. Hooton's courageous
eye-opening quotes from his book, ``Apes, Men and Morons"

(while strongly doubting whether a copy can be found on any bookshelf
at Harvard University where he was an anthropologist for many, many

Here 'tis:

> ``I am also convinced that science
> pursues a foolish and possibly
> fatal policy when it tries to keep up
> its bluff of omniscience in matters
> of which it is still woefully ignorant.
> Sooner or later the intelligent public
> is going to call that bluff."