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It’s time to apologise

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4695 (Published 02 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4695

Mea Culpa

Blame is a one-way street, in which we blame others, but not ourselves. But if we are honest with ourselves, we realize that right and wrong, and good and bad, are a two-way street. So let’s have more balanced, honest conversations with ourselves and others, and stop our sanctimonious pretense, because it's a dead-end street that goes nowhere.


Competing interests: No competing interests

02 September 2015
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, USA