Ever taken pleasure in another’s pain? That’s ‘everyday sadism’ | Curio

Ever taken pleasure in another’s pain? That’s ‘everyday sadism’

10 mins | Jun 18, 2020

Empathy is not the only way we might respond to others' pain. There is an important social value in relating to other people's suffering. But such a function doesn't always come in the shape of equal pain or emotional empathy — some might feel joy too, and as Lucy Foulkes explains in Psyche magazine, they're not as rare as you might think.

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