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The Science of Political Judgment and Empathy



Paul Bloom

Big Think

Posted: Jan 10, 2017


Empathy has come into its own of late, held on a pedestal as one of the most glorified emotional skills – but Bloom argues that at times it can cloud our judgement. When it comes to political debates, typically the debate isn’t all over whether or not to empathize, it’s over who to empathize with, he says.


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