RENÉ DUBOS, SC.D. (HON.), M.D. (HON.)
In most human situations we soon become involved in operations that we start without knowing too well what the consequences will be, operations that we do not know how to stop. Many of our ethical problems come from this inability to foresee the consequences of our actions. I am sure that our genial President, Dr. Wright, when he organized this conference, had no sense of what was going to come out of it. If he had had enough foresight, he would have recognized that there have been two entirely different issues before us throughout the morning; one I would summarize
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DUBOS R. Individual Morality and Statistical Morality. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:57–60. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-3-57
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(3_Part_2):57-60.
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