Saturday, September 22, 2018
Supporting Men > morality

Empathy compromises ethical behaviour

https://www.vox.com/conversations/2017/1/19/14266230/empathy-morality-ethics-psychology-compassion-paul-bloom My beef is with empathy in particular, with its role in decision making. Empathy has certain design features that do make it positive in certain restricted circumstances. If you and I are the only people on earth and you’re in pain and I can help you and make your pain

Read More

How Abusive Relationships Take Root

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/11/health/domestic-violence-abusive-relationships.html “It often starts in a very insidious way,” said Patricia Pape, a psychologist in private practice in New York. “He says, ‘Don’t put Sweet-and-Low in your coffee, it’s poisonous.’ “Then, ‘When you wear that nail polish, it makes you look like a fallen woman,’ and ‘That skirt is too short, it’s

Read More

Jimmy Carter and holding leaders to a high standard

http://time.com/5216747/jimmy-carter-stormy-daniels-donald-trump/ Former President Jimmy Carter is speaking out about President Donald Trump’s thorny legal battle with porn star Stormy Daniels – which he believes will have both personal and political repercussions. Speaking with CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell – who said she was “almost embarrassed to ask the questions” – Carter, 93, said

Read More