Studies show an inverse relationship between socio-economic background and emotional intelligence.
In short, those privileged kids don’t give a damn how you feel, at work, that is.
This brought to mind another paradox: parents can leave behind earthly belongings, but can’t fill the kids’ void with stuffs. This applies to both rich and poor families ( millions of rural Chinese children are left to be raised by relatives, while their parents went to work in the cities).
Mr Rifkin recently published a huge book entitled “the Empathic Civilization“.
In it, he traced human evolution, and recent discoveries in neuron sciences to illustrate our latest stage: empathy. In other words, all those striving should result in better…
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