As if often the case with me, my recent meditation on the concept of “selective empathy” in the context of the 2020 election led me down a merry rabbit hole to learn more about the concept of selective empathy in general.
Hi, I’m Sherri and I like long walks on the beach, obsessively learning new things and brain science…
Now, I am in no way pretending to be an expert after reading a few online articles, but what I have read so far has me grappling with things in a way that is valuable to me. Like I can almost feel my brain expanding past some prior limitations and blind spots.
It’s an uncomfortable feeling, but also one I absolutely love.*
So here’s the provocative statement I’m mulling over tonight:
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What if, by focusing on “empathy,” I’ve been barking up the wrong tree all this time?