The Empathy Gap: Why Have the Paris Attacks Gotten More Attention Than the Beirut Bombings? 

If no one points out that suicide bombings in Beirut are no less an attack on human decency than those in Paris, it is much easier to sort the world into a clash of civilizations—where innocent deaths on one side are more deserving of mourning than innocent deaths on the other.

Source: The Empathy Gap: Why Have the Paris Attacks Gotten More Attention Than the Beirut Bombings? – The Atlantic

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