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Why Neither Empathy Nor Hatred Will Solve the Problems, but Brains Will.

There is a lot of misunderstanding about about good governance and good social systems

Neither frowning, smiling, groaning, or moaning solve political or economic problems. Pixabay

Many years ago, in San Diego, I listened to a talk given by Sam Harris. His topic was how empathy drove ethics. “What rubbish,” I thought. I have always seen ethics as rules based on principles — not…

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