|May13-12, 03:06 AM||#18|
Ethics in science
This week a column in Nature that covers the scientific ethical issues in medical research. So I guess that's interesting enough to resurrect this old thread.
Beware the creeping cracks of bias
|May13-12, 12:54 PM||#19|
I can only conclude that ethics, in all its forms, is kind of funny.
|May13-12, 03:33 PM||#20|
Thanks for your view Om, No doubt that saving a patient is the most ethical thing to do for a doctor.
The question here is more like: We find result R, this can be caused either by A or by B. Our boss wants it to be A, we have grants to prove A, Mankind and Earth are going to be saved if it is A, so it must be A. I'm going to be rich and famous if it is A. Don't ever mention B, that's going to be very bad.
That's the gist of the OP, quoting the cargo cult lecture of Richard Feynman.
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