“Why a lack of empathy is the root of all evil”

From casual violence to genocide, acts of cruelty can be traced back to how the perpetrator identifies with other people, argues psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen. Is he right?

An interesting article about the work of one of the country’s leading psychologists specialising in autism spectrum and Asperger’s syndrome.


If you would like to hear him talk, there’s a video from the Guardian, available on YouTube, however embedding is disabled, I’m afraid:


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