Ethan Crouch has been vilified as an example of the entitled rich kid by people who are not rich kids. By pegging him into a group, one exaggerates the douchebaggery of other groups and fails to identify the douchebaggery of one’s own.
It’s way tougher to coach yourself than to coach others.
COP21 in Paris is about the money. The whole gambit to shelve a climate deal was revealed. It’s simple: the US and developed countries don’t want to pay.
To stop an agreement in its tracks, one need only propose terms that are known to be unacceptable to other parties. Doing so from a moral highground will let you get nothing done and be applauded.
Adam Smith’s the Theory of Moral Sentiments explains how sympathy drives a society. If one does not put oneself in the position of another, conflict will intensify