The Case Against Empathy

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Paul Bloom on his book, "Against Empathy."

Paul Bloom, the Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Yale University, discusses his new book Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion. Bloom argues that contrary to popular belief, empathy is one of the leading drivers of inequality and immorality in society because emotions motivate major social and political decisions.