Knowing Good and Doing Good
Hastings Center Report. 1994 May-Jun; 24(3): 36-41.
...The degree to which knowing good results in doing good can only be understood within the complex and conflicting currents operating within the confusing field of human motivation. The power of knowledge to inform behavior will be greatly influenced by whether that knowledge is sown on the soil of a good conscience. The bad news is that good conscience is set in the first few years of life; the good news is that in the areas from which bioethics emerges -- that is, the question of