The Empathy Vacuum
Exposed to the entire spectrum of human enthusi...
Exposed to the entire spectrum of human enthusiasms, it’s basically impossible not to judge. Our empathy overloads and gives up and we sit, staring at the screen aghast, that somebody, somewhere might actually believe that what they’re doing is OK, is acceptable, is even appropriate.
Everybody is somebody else’s monster.
The author of Romantimatic talks about the backlash he’s received since publishing it. He sums up a lot of the reactions we see, and are likely guilty of, on the internet.