"Empathy" Tagged Content
What Social Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Hesed
Accounting for how our minds and bodies sync up during moments of care and concern helps us understand how we can perform hesed – acts of loving-kindness.
The Science of G’milut Chasadim
How does empathy differ from compassion? What are the best strategies we should employ to influence one another to be more caring?
When Empathy Prevents Compassion
The problem with empathy is that we tend to focus on what’s immediately in front of us, which means that we lose the opportunities to make a big difference.
“From Shame to Praise” – Trevor Noah, Monica Lewinsky and Us
Our reaction to Trevor Noah or Lena Dunham is not so much about them as it is about us.
To Overcome Evil, We Need to Rethink Shame
Rev. Dr. Gawain de Leeuw, an Episcopal priest in White Plains, suggests that perhaps evil is rooted in our need to cover up that which threatens to make us discardable and invisible.
Barry Freundel and the Dangers of Power
When we are in a position of power, we need to be that much more attuned to our responsibility to be empathetic and compassionate.