Throughout her career as a neurobiologist, Peggy Mason has been told over and over that the rats she experiments on are not capable of empathy. But what she was witnessing in the lab was telling her something very different.
Danish filmmaker Tobias Lindholm: I realized watching the news that it was pretty easy to get very judgmental when seeing something about civilians being killed. You know, you’re sitting there thinking “Oh these soldiers, they’re animals.” And then you realize things are much more complicated. Read the article.
New York Times, November 14, 1938.