Topic: Goodness

The Great Asymmetry

Following the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, Stephen Jay Gould wrote that “good and kind people outnumber all others by thousands to one,” despite our mistaken perception that decency and depravity are found in more equal measure. He called the preponderance of goodness and decency the “Great Asymmetry” and argued that we … Continue reading The Great Asymmetry