How can doctors be led to subordinate the interest of the individual to that of society?
We can observe a growing tendency to politicize medical activity. What does politicize mean here? A doctor is one who knows the laws of the "order" and "progress" of human existence in its biological dimension. This is why some assert that the doctor must contribute to the emergence of the new man who will improve generic humanity, that is to say, the species.
On the basis of such premises, the doctor is progressively led to put himself at the service of the body social; he is no longer at the service of individuals. These are evaluated according to their utility or their harmfulness in the body social, which is all that matters. There would be categories of human beings -defined, for example, according to racial, medical, economic, and other criteria- who would pose a threat of degeneration to the whole of the species.
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