Society’s Vices: Equality & Empathy (Part 2)

FORGET EVERYTHING THAT YOU'VE EVER KNOWN. EMPATHY is the enemy of morality. Empathy is lauded by presidents, celebrities, authors and virtually every other category of public figure. It has been elevated to a near-religious caliber of sanctity. We've incorrectly classified empathy as the gateway to morality. And we've paid a great price. Compassion is wonderful. Empathy is [...]

Society’s Vices: Equality & Empathy (Part 1)

"The Worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal." - Aristotle The term sacred cow comes from the Hindu belief that cows are sacrosanct and should not be eaten. Societal sacred cows have been deemed too integral to human welfare to be blocked or limited. Modern American societies has many of [...]