In everyday language, the rich care less about the less fortunate, in fact they seem to be practically invisible.
With sufficient (unbiased) experience of life, this is fairly obvious, but well designed recent research demonstrates the fact very clearly.
Full story in news format:
science shows the richer you get the less you pay attention to other people
The original science:
Social Class and the Motivational Relevance of Other Human Beings
Evidence From Visual Attention
(tags empathy, pathological wealth, psychology, sociology, popular science)