Euro 2020: Philosophical fandom

Schadenfreude is getting pleasure at the misfortune of others. The Buddhist concept of mudita, or “empathetic joy”, is “sharing in the happiness of others”. No prizes for guessing which feeling comes more naturally to humans.

A reflection on England’s defeat to Italy in the the Euro 2020 finals:

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/euro-2020-how-irish-people-should-feel-philosophically-speaking-about-england-s-loss-1.4617933

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