The argument for primary prevention

  title={The argument for primary prevention},
  author={George W. Albee},
  journal={Journal of Primary Prevention},
I hope I 'm not violating any debate rules by standing to speak. My daughter Sarah, the mathematician, once calculated that I have spent twenty-two thousand hours standing and talking in front of classes and groups. I can't really talk sitt ing down. So, with your indulgence, I will stand. There's an old Vermont test of intelligence where you hand the subject a dipper and ask him or her to empty out a tub of water into which a tap is flowing. If the subject s tar ts baling, without shutt ing… CONTINUE READING