No Sensible Knaves: On the Surprisingly Fundamental Rationality of Empathy

You enter the lab of a mad scientist and see two operating tables. On one, a second individual—“Patient B” for future reference—lies in an anesthetic slumber. The other table is for you. The good(?) doctor explains the procedure for which you’ve volunteered(?) as follows: You will be put under and, while your consciousness is offline, … Continue reading…