After slogging through that Teresa Conway piece on the Ashley/Kugler morass (which Medium recommended to me because of YOU thanks a billion in Bitcoin) all I could think about, really, was my consistent angst about this “empathy” nonsense. And I recalled this essay I’d read a couple of years ago that really straightened me out on a few things and, in some ways applied. I thought you might be interested:

https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/03/02/the-banality-of-empathy/