Four to five percent of the population is born without a capacity for empathy. It is a neurological lack. A psychopath may be a genius and become a multimillionaire, but he will never be able to understand empathetic values.
Music has always been my drug of choice, and science backs me up. When you Google the "healing power of music", a world of explanation is offered about how music is no stranger to the healing of mind, body, and soul.
To my conservative friends: The fact that I care about keeping you from starving, freezing to death, and dying due to lack of good medical care does not mean that I eventually want to send you to a death camp.
Religion has become the art of fancy proof texting, liberal or conservative politics in drag, adding little or no value to the public discourse, hardening people's preexisting political beliefs and fueling their sense of outrage against anyone with whom they disagree.