Could trying to walk in someone else's shoes ever be a bad thing? Many would argue that empathy is central to the development of morality. Bloom argues otherwise: that empathy acts like a spotlight, biasing us to short-term answers and parochial solutions.
I love to watch Tim Allen's Last Man Standing. In a light-hearted way without getting nasty, it juxtaposes both conservative and liberal viewpoints. Tim Allen's conservatism is so blatant, it comes to the point of ridiculousness. Ryan's liberal viewpoints are equally blown out of proportion, and Mike (Tim Allen) takes every opportunity to poke fun.... Continue Reading →