Paul Bloom

The case against empathy, the case for technocrats, and a look at the birth of PR. That’s all in this week’s Innovation Hub. Read More...

Our leaders should be deeply empathetic people, right? Well, according to Paul Bloom, empathy can actually get in the way of helping people.

Mandatory voting, a council of presidents, more bureaucrats... Parag Khanna says that this is what American democracy should look like.

Man-made climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. So why exactly aren’t we doing more about it?

Empathy is an inherently good human quality. So, why is Yale psychologist Paul Bloom against it? We talk with him about why feeling others’ pain makes for bad public policy. Read more....

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