We must, MUST develop a branch of social psychology that deals with individuals’ and groups’ perceptions of empathy. Yes, empathy, empathy alone, even though it is connected to other areas of social sciences and psychology, we have to focus on the sense of empathy itself. I believe, and propose, that we have to examine an individual’s actions and life (his or her existence) as a product of his or her understanding and misunderstanding of his or her own sense of empathy, as well as his or her perceptions of other peoples’ definitions of their own sense of empathy. I believe that our collective failure to understand our own sense of empathy and therefore our failure to apply it when and where required is what is causing us to continue to misimagine, misconstruct, misapply and misuse currencies, technologies, hardware and software. I believe that we will continue to misimagine, misconstruct, misapply and misuse currencies, technologies, hardware and software until we begin to consider the nature of our intentions behind them.  Therefore, they will remain destructive.

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