1. Exquisite Tweets from @DanielleFong, @worrydream

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    People rarely understand the constraints that others are under, or take responsibility for their role in perpetuating them. Empathy matters

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  2. Real challenge: instead of seeing empathy as a personal virtue, design a medium that engenders empathy by default. twitter.com/DanielleFong/sā€¦

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    Bret Victor

    Empathy results from seeing and understanding the larger system that you and others are embedded in, seeing *why* others act as they do.

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    A medium can show context and connections. Without context, you assume ill intentions in others. WIth context, you can think systemically.

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    Narrative inherently embraces simple causes, personal agency, single perspective, limited context. A medium for empathy won't be stories.

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  4. @ftrain Empathy or pity? All of those are "monsters vs victims" stories. True empathy would be understanding the monsters.

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  6. @ftrain I feel that *writing* a bio could be a tremendously empathetic experience, but much of that understanding gets lost when serialized

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  8. @ftrain Agreed, but I'd also like empathy for everyone interacting with him, and everyone interacting with them...

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    @ftrain I want to understand *why* he's experiencing those experiences. That's the only path to addressing systemic issues.

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  10. @ftrain unscroll isn't a narrative, it's a medium for seeing context :)

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