The Future of Feeling - Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips
This is a mish-mash of essays which never quite comes to a conclusion.
Virtual Reality experiences might increase empathy. But they might not. And that's what we thought would happen with TV.
Empathy is good. Too little is bad. But it never really explores what the lack of empathy might mean, other than a few lurid tales of people "torturing" robot dinosaurs.
If you've been following along the development of modern technology, there's nothing particularly new or insightful in there. It's a good general introduction, but feels a little egotistical and unsatisfying.