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In the Houston Conference on Ethics in Medicine and Technology there were six presentations dealing with broad cultural and philosophical views. Each was followed by discussion, which has been excerpted in this volume.
Margaret Mead opened the conference with one of her inimitable talks entitled "The Cultural Shaping of the Ethical Situation." In it she arranged the pressing problems in historical and cultural framework. She thought that perhaps the most important ethic of all is faith—faith that we can better the life of mankind. She advises us not to panic and make more rules; we have enough of these and
Who Shall Live? Medicine-Technology-Ethics.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:763–764. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-72-5-763
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