“It’s his fault.” “If she weren’t so sensitive we wouldn’t be in this pickle.” “He brought it on himself.” “They shouldn’t be so …” Blame is the easiest of all reactions to any kind of difficulty. Human systems that are in empathy deficit are notoriously bad at adapting to new situations. The kneejerk reaction is to find the person who is at fault so that the system doesn’t have to change. Join Sarah to discover the neurobiological underpinnings of scapegoating and blame, and to explore ways of bringing empathy and resonant language into the picture.
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