Primum non nocere

Several have weighed in on the troubling irony that a physician, a member of the health professions sworn to protect the well-being of others, could also moonlight as a terrorist. Here’s a sample, from the ironically cynical, to the psychological analysis, to the grinding of the usual axe.

Primum non nocere— “First do no harm.” Yes, physicians should know better. But since when did the depths of the human condition not cut across professional lines?

  1. bpb

    I believe there’s more to this than meets the eye . . . very ironic that it all happened so quickly after Tony Blair’s departure.

  2. Mike the Eyeguy

    Yeah, it would appear that was some kind of parting gift to Tony Blair. That, and AQ prefers the summertime in general when launching their attacks.

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