Brotherly Harshness in a World of Tribal Empathy

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Concerning empathy, Dr. Jacinta Jiménez quotes Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology at Yale University. Bloom writes, “Recent research in neuroscience and psychology (to say nothing of what we can see in our daily lives) shows that empathy makes us biased, tribal, and often cruel.” Dr. Jiménez goes on to say,

Studies suggest that empathy—while well-intentioned—isn’t neutral. It’s even suggested that it can…

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