The two mutually supportive predominant instincts that define human behaviour are survival and empathy. …
The empathy model also conjures up many assumptions that have to be challenged.
The empathy model is leftist, socialist, Marxist and anti-free market.
- Without a strong underpinning of empathy our world would fall apart and humanity would self-destruct.
- As Adam Smith implied in “Theory of Moral Sentiments”, empathy is nurtured in freedom. Freedom in turn cannot flourish without empathy.
- Empathy cannot be institutionalised in a system. Coerced empathy is an intolerable oxymoron and creates resentment and envy.
The empathy model is leftist, socialist,
Marxist and anti-free market
It goes against classic business principles.
by Jerry Schuitema