Dr. Helen

Beware the mob that advocates fairness

Barbara Oakley, author of Pathological Altruism has a good post up at Psychology Today called “Mobbing May Day: Beware the mob that advocates fairness“:

History is replete with Peoples’ movements that, claiming weight of numbers and well-meaning intentions for others, have changed the course of society–but not necessarily for the better. In other words, pathologically altruistic movements.