Humans aren't as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were 'reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy'.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.