Category Archives: sympathy and empahty

Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405

I have been on the 405 many times at rush hour, and there where some days when the isolation and total lack of agency, except to inch the car forward at odd intervals, somehow relieved me of the need to … Continue reading

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A Little Mercy, Please.

Every body breathe in and out   minds filling with peace and  the music of forgiveness, The holiness of hands reaching  out in the darkness in hope of redemption and a door opening into a day  so bright fear cannot make … Continue reading

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Mike Schneider: In the Post-Truth World

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
the game of truth or consequences has no consequence. What does it matter if insurance agents quote Thoreau? The mass of men still lead lives of quiet desperation. Guns are not on sale at the…

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Video: The Power of Empathy — a quick animated clip that can make you a better person

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
This animated clip features Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, providing some quick insights into the difference between sympathy and empathy, and explaining why empathy…

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