How Privilege Can Kill Empathy

This is how we get locked out of each other’s experiences: move up enough and you forget the bottom rung, either because it was an awful place for you or because you were never there to begin with. There is, of course, a third option in that you might remember what it was like, and have empathy for those struggling now, but it’s less common to come across that viewpoint, especially in harsh times like these. Why?