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by VengefÃ¼l Bobmoran
Approach -> …..Doesn’t scale beyond
Socialism -> …. Family
Democracy ->.. Neighborhood
Civility -> ……… Polity
One level higher :
Empathy -> Race / Ethnic group
Trying to deduce others’ feelings/intentions by using your own thought process only gives reliable results if the thought processes are similar.
“They would never lie to us…” <— projection : I would never lie to them.
Interestingly, we can also use those as a confirmation tests. If socialism doesn’t work, your family boundaries are wrong. If civility doesn’t work, the polity boundaries are wrong, etc.