Matthew Delaney

Matthew Delaney

The Misuse of Empathy Is Devaluing Pain

The Misuse of Empathy Is Devaluing Pain

Pain is losing its meaning, and empathy is the culprit. Treating the pain of others as if it were one’s own has become less about relating to the anguish than demonstrating the empathizer’s piety. Spotlighting someone else’s suffering is now a means to an end, so it

Matthew Delaney
Matthew Delaney
Psychology