90-Year-Old James Watson Accused Of Losing Crucial Crimestop Capacity
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Here’s a sentence from Amy Harmon’s New York Times article gloating over putting the boot in on James D. Watson that deserves some attention:

“It is not news when a ninety year old man who has lost cognitive inhibition, and has drifted that way for decades as he aged, speaks from his present mind,” Dr. Wigler wrote in an email.

In the future we’ll need some kind of Logan’s Run-style system for dealing with the tendency of the old to lose “cognitive inhibition”—i.e., Crimestop—and tell the unwanted truths. The old are the enemies of the intellectually genteel and thus must be dealt with.

[Comment at Unz.com]

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