Ahh as always, Simon! You have a very good point. But what you’re describing, I think, is fake empathy? If one feels real empathy, I suspect one would feel a need to act, in some way?
And isn’t it even worse to not even think it was sad? To think the victim deserves it? it might be more honest, though. Thinking… My conclusion from last year is that critical citizens need to be critical after being empathetic and oriented towards social justice… It’s not a formula, obviously, but … What’s missing here?