Thursday, June 9, 2011

Premack's Second Principle

In my view, the first time a breed kills a child — without extreme provocation — the breed should be eliminated. After all, there is no difficulty producing breeds that do not kill children. Indeed, breeds that do not kill children despite extreme provocation can be readily produced.

        David Premack

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This comment was originally posted in reply to The Future of the APBT. It is reprinted here with the permission of Dr Premack.

Also: Premack's Principle (Wikipedia)

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