In an effort to maintain high levels of professionalism and intellectual integrity, I pledge to act with the highest ethical standards and pledge:
- I will tell the truth.
- I will write deliberately and with accuracy.
- I will acknowledge and correct mistakes promptly.
- I will preserve the original post, using notations to show where I have made changes so as to maintain the integrity of my publishing.
- I will never delete a post.
- I will not delete comments unless they are spam, off-topic, personal attacks or are factually inaccurate.
- I will reply to emails and comments when appropriate, and do so promptly.
- I will strive for high quality with every post – including basic spell checking.
- I will stay on topic.
- I will disagree with other opinions respectfully.
- I will link to online references and original source materials directly.
- I will disclose conflicts of interest.