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OftenBen  ·  404 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Intimate portraits of a hospital COVID unit from a photojournalist-turned-nurse

The idea that empathy and caution can be enculturated in people lacking both with photography is flawed at its base assumption.

I have a double handful of folks I could cite as examples who have lost family members to Covid and still give money to anti-mask, anti-vaxx movements.

You can't make them care.

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    "The more people see, the more they understand, and the better decisions people make," says Hawes.

That is simply untrue.