Category: william shockley

Berelson’s Response to Jaffe

The table in Jaffe’s memorandum is singled out because it distills into one page the callous mindset of the ‘family planning’ advocates, regardless of whether or not any particular proposal was eventually implemented or discarded: the fact that they were even willing to consider them at all is quite telling.  However, Jaffe was only one …

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William Shockley, Ontario Speech 1967.

The Jaffe Memo table lists William Shockley’s speech in Ontario, in 1967, as a source for ideas.  The same speech is cited by Bernard Berelson, in his article Beyond Family Planning, which must in some way be a reaction to Jaffe’s memorandum.  Here is the reference as provided by Berelson: As of this writing, the …

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