CRAZY: VIRTUAL REALITY (VR)

(VR) is now being developed with the hopes of teaching EMPATHY. The reasoning goes that if you spend a few (VR simulated) moments witnessing a TRAUMATIC EVENT you will be able to empathize better with the survivors. However, in the wrong hands it is not hard to infer how this astounding technology could be abused.

VR in development to teach empathy at Stanford:

http://vhil.stanford.edu/projects/