In today’s interconnected and globalized world, it is now commonplace for people of dissimilar world views, faiths and races to live side by side. It is a matter of great urgency, therefore, that we find ways to cooperate with one another in a spirit of mutual acceptance and respect.
Empathy is useful to reduce our self-centered attitude. But if we get stuck in empathy — feeling like the other person is feeling — we become chronically sad and burn out. Maturing to compassion brings […]