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Letters Challenging offensive behaviour

Call-out culture demands perfection from everyone except oneself

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m158 (Published 20 January 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m158

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Mea Culpa

Pious but biased, blame is a one-way street, in which we blame others, but not ourselves. But if we're 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 blind dead-end street where minds never meet.

Competing interests: No competing interests

17 February 2020
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA