Sympathy for the Poor?

I’ve made my views clear on the difference between sympathy and empathy in the past, but, as usual, I keep seeing liberals leaning strongly toward the emotional end of the spectrum instead of the rational end.  Unfortunately, they tend to use the wrong terminology, claiming that they sympathize with people when, in reality, they empathize […]

Solving the Poverty Problem

In a recent discussion on wealth redistribution, I noted that there are a lot of liberals who seem to think taking money from the wealthy, people who have made the money through entirely legal means, and giving it to people who have displayed a marked inability to make good financial and social decisions in their […]