[Letters to Editor]


THE slightly dogmatic tone of my original article (January 2, p. 193) under the above heading has called forth quite a number of confessions of failure to understand the modern attitude towards this question. But, though we admire the generous spirit of those who have come forward and made a public exhibition of this failure, we consider that we have contributed our fair share by enticing them out into the open, and that they are asking too much when they try to relieve their very natural embarrassment by appealing to us to tell them what the modern attitude really is.

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D., A. [Letters to Editor] . Nature 77, 343 (1908). https://doi.org/10.1038/077343a0

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