Saturday, December 31, 2016

Does Empathy Guide or Hinder Moral Action?; New York Times, 12/29/16

Room for Debate, New York Times; 

Does Empathy Guide or Hinder Moral Action? :

"After a year of surprising election results and referendums, and violence in protests, terrorism and war, the term “empathy” has been cited by many as a key component to helping groups of people that have little in common, or disagree, come together. But does empathy actually increase the ability of opposing parties to understand each other better, or otherwise inform correct moral action?"

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