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Eliane Glaser hosts

Journalist, author and lecturer in creative writing

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Doing Right and Feeling Good

We think empathising with others is the route to a better world. But studies show that empathy encourages us to help one named child over ten anonymous others. Is morality perhaps not about empathy at all? Does the moral way to act have more to do with thinking than feeling, or is empathy a vital force for good?

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