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Reconstruction Problems and the Duty of Science

Nature volume 101, pages 144145 (25 April 1918) | Download Citation



IT is sufficiently obvious that the problems of reconstruction following the war will tax the intelligence and good will of mankind to the utmost. It is also certain that mistakes made during this period will have more serious consequences than similar errors in a period of less social plasticity. By the same token, wise moves will produce greater and more permanent good. Never before perhaps, has the obligation to choose between good and evil been quite so insistent, or the danger of a wrong choice quite so perilous.

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  1. Boulder, Colorado, March, 1918.

    • T. D. A. COCKERELL


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