Biology-Watcher or Participant?

Rick Goodgame, Paul Hudson, Lewis Thomas

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Abstract

To the Editor: In his most recent article (N Engl J Med 290:388, 1974) Dr. Thomas suggests that the present intensification of communication, transportation and multi-media may constitute the elements of a new primal ooze, which may produce an exciting evolutionary novelty. What we are now, according to Dr. Thomas, is the result of some impersonal event (or events) plus time and chance, and what the human race becomes will be the result of more of the same. But in describing so well some of the logical conclusions of Naturalism, he is naïvely insensitive to some of the tensions inherent. . .

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume290
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - May 9 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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