Empathy is an important feeling that forms the foundation of society, but it also creates a wall with people who cannot empathize. So, for example, regarding same sex marriage, it is important to increase the number of people who "are hard to empathize but can understand,” and, for that purpose, it is necessary to convey the inadequacies of laws over social security or inheritance exactly one by one, says the Japanese literature researcher. From the Huff Post Japanese edition (March 14).
"March 27 2019
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"