Science and social responsibility: a case history.

@article{Galston1972ScienceAS,
  title={Science and social responsibility: a case history.},
  author={Arthur W. Galston},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1972},
  volume={196 4},
  pages={223-35}
}
The only way I can approach this problem is at the personal level. I used to think that one could avoid involvement in the antisocial consequences of science simply by not working on any project that might be turned to evil or destructive ends. I have learned that things are not all that simple, and that almost any scientific finding can be perverted or twisted under appropriate societal pressures. h my view, the only recourse for a scientist concerned about the social consequences of his work… CONTINUE READING