Is it antisocial—or worse psychopathic—to respond when someone had an accident in a rote way? I received a call this morning from a person at work informing me that her mother had been robbed. I responded, “Is she okay?” But the sad part is I didn’t really care. I just didn’t want to appear rude. I’m pretty sure this makes me a horrible, horrible person. But I did let her take the day off. Does that help?