Some of the members of a soccer team trapped in a section of Tham Luang cave in Thailand.
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Of course we should have sympathy for the soccer team trapped in the cave. We should extend similar compassion to those caught up in long-term crises that are harder to tackle.
Knowing when children develop morality means we can aid their moral development.
Children develop a sense of morality as they grow, similar to how literacy and numeracy skills develop over time and with practice.
The 2014 film Ex Machina explored a dystopian vision of what could happen in a world where humans empathise with robots.
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When we include someone (or something) in our moral circle we feel a sense of moral obligation for their treatment. But the factors determining who is in or out are more complicated than you may think.