When Guilt is Good (The Atlantic Magazine)Being pro-guilt is a provocative idea at a moment when parents and educators have come to almost fetishize empathy—when a child’s ability to put herself in another’s shoes seems like the apex of goodness. Photo by Jay

When Guilt is Good (The Atlantic Magazine)

Originally Published: The Atlantic Magazine • April 2018

A few years ago, researchers in Germany set out to plumb the moral consciences of small children. They invited a series of 2- and 3-year-olds to play with a marble track in a lab. Read more...