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Solemn Oath to Bind Scientists to Society

by Nova, Centre per a la Innovació Social (NOVACIS) -

An appeal to social responsibility relieves scientific research from pressure from governments and commercial interests.

(News item 18 inspired by the Proposal Paper "Social Control over Science," coordinated by Frédéric Piguet.)


Like the Hippocratic oath sworn to by doctors, scientists of the future will also swear upon graduation to a solemn oath confirming their commitment to humankind and to future generations.
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URL : www.alliance21.org/2003/article3240.html
PUBLICATION DATE: 6 August 2009