Privilege and Compassion: Incompatible?

I’d be very interested in getting feedback about this short PBS video from visitors to this page. What do you think about the research? Do you think financial advantage, real or fabricated, influences the way people treat others? Are rich people less altruistic, more likely to cheat and lie and steal, and more aggressive than poor people?  If so, what does that say about the “middle class?”  Are they imperfect liars who occasionally care that their modest privilege robs the less privileged?

I have opinions, but I’d rather hear others’ points of view before I start spouting off about my own.  I did find this video VERY interesting.

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"Love not what you are but what you may become."― Miguel de Cervantes
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