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zdgroff comments on Anti-tribalism and positive mental health as high-value cause areas - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: zdgroff 20 October 2017 05:25:41PM 0 points [-]

I would worry that the "feeling of all being part of the same team" could just as likely lead to more tribalism as to less. It's a question of who "all" refers to. Reminds me of discussions around empathy and compassion–if our other-regarding behaviors are strengthened toward those close to us, it can actually make us worse to those further away (even if only because of resource constraints).