Probably a lesson for Georgists in here somewhere

[S]tudies…[show that] people are more likely to show empathy and altruistic behavior when they see an image of one suffering person rather than many, or when they know a single relatable fact about a victim rather than the entire story.  And… the more pain/sadness/despair one must endure to help…the more one gives.

Jamie Friddle, in December ’07 Conscious Choice

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