Regarding George Will’s column, “Uncharted territory”: He opposes the use of social sciences to support single-sex marriage: “Unlike the physical sciences, the social sciences can rarely settle questions using ‘controlled and replicable experiments.’ ” Oh, really?
How about the “Doll Experiments” conducted by the psychologists Mamie and Kenneth Clark in 1939 and 194o? Children were presented with two dolls: one with white skin and blond hair, the other, brown skin and black hair. Children both Negro and white preferred the Anglo-Saxon to the Negro doll.
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