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'We have now done 12 separate studies measuring empathy in every way imaginable, social behavior in every way, and some work on compassion and it's the same story. Lower class people just show more empathy, more prosocial behavior, more compassion, no matter how you look at it.'--Prof. Dacher Keltner

Social Class as Culture: The Convergence of Resources and Rank in the Social Realm, Current Directions
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/social-class-as-culture.html

'It is the morality of altruism that men have to reject. --Ayn Rand

'If a designer shoe goes up from $800 to $860, who notices?'-- Arnold Aronson, managing director of retail strategies at the consulting firm Kurt Salmon, and the former chairman and chief executive of Saks, NYTimes, 8/3/11

[Published: 2013-02-17]


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