“A Giant Empathy Machine”

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“It may be true… that the internet will turn out to be ‘a giant empathy machine.’ And yet, as any reader knows, we’ve already had one for centuries.” Drew Calvert reviews The Novel: A Biography for the Los Angeles Review of Books and provides an argument for the novel in the digital age.

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One Response to ““A Giant Empathy Machine””

  1. Tom B.
    at 11:11 am on July 10, 2014

    Any experience with a news site’s comments section reveals that the idea the Internet is an empathy engine is a cruel joke.

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