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Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Volume 31 Number 15, July 9, 1968



Sir—It is most disturbing to have in our midst, someone holding the views expressed by your correspondent P. J. Kelly. I would have thought that a person of presumably above average intelligence, after attending Victoria tor three and a half years, would have seen the insidiousness of his views and consequently altered same.

Surely it is a fundamental right in our New Zealand environment, in general, and in Victoria, in particular, for anybody—whatever colour, race or religion—to attend university, participate in Student activities, share their lives with other students in the library, in the cafe, and outside the university, and even to "perpetually chat in languages which may or mav not in any way resemble English."

It is attitudes such as Kelly's which are the cause of the unrest and wars of our time which could be largely overcome if these attitudes were changed to mutual tolerance and attempted understanding. To this end I would recommend that Kelly;

(a) joins the International Club;

(b) views "The War Game" to see if he can't amend his views to make them, in my opinion, more reasonable.

Yours faithfully,

A. M. Richardson.