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Examining the root of all evil: a lack of empathy
Boston Globe
Simon Baron-Cohen, a leading autism researcher and a psychology professor at the University of Cambridge, seeks to push us toward a more nuanced
understanding of the worst of human behavior in “The Science of Evil: On
Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty ...

“My main goal is to understand human cruelty, replacing the unscientific term 'evil' with the scientific term 'empathy,' ” he writes at the beginning of the book, which might be seen as expanding on the views on empathy expressed in his 1997 book, ...
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