Our Lack of Empathy Has Been Growing for Longer Than We Thought

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If you look around much online, it seems like there’s an epidemic of narcissism happening. I think the much-maligned “selfie culture” is actually our attempt to prove that we’re still here and we still matter — despite what often feels like all evidence to the contrary.

It looks selfish and self-absorbed and it is, but it’s actually far worse than that. If…