This is by no means an all-or-nothing selection (as the impression is sometimes given). Rather, the alleles are retained.
“They were all different and and all interesting in different ways,” says Professor Lennox. “I learned so much from them.”
Ban it for other things as well, says Professor Elizabeth Bartholet in a stunning article for Harvard Magazine.
“The man is fearless in pursuing lines of reasoning that are considered taboo by current standards.”
Berlinski schools Steven Pinker, the famed Harvard cognitive psychologist, on the relevant math, reminding him that “poorly defined problems very often lead to absurd solutions.”