dalweb

Empathy Is Actually a Choice

One death is a tragedy. One million is a statistic.

You’ve probably heard this saying before. It is thought to capture an unfortunate truth about empathy: While a single crying child or injured puppy tugs at our heartstrings, large numbers of suffering people, as in epidemics, earthquakes and genocides, do not inspire a comparable reaction.

Studies have repeatedly confirmed this. It’s a troubling finding because, as recent research has demonstrated, many of us believe that if more lives are at stake, we will — and should — feel more empathy (i.e., vicariously share others’ experiences) and do more to help.

Not only does empathy seem to fail when it is needed most, but it also appears to play favorites. Recentstudies have shown that our empathy is dampened or constrained when it comes to people of different races, nationalities or creeds. These results suggest that empathy is a limited resource, like a fossil fuel, which we cannot extend indefinitely or to everyone. continua a leggere

Articolo di 

39 commenti

Trackbacks & Pingbacks

  1. generic viagra prices

    Empathy Is Actually a Choice | Digital Narrative Medicine

  2. best online casino usa

    real money casino

  3. casinos

    casino online slots

  4. cialis 5mg scrive:

    tadalafil liquid

    tadalafil 5 mg

  5. cialis cialis online

    tadalafil canadian pharmacy

  6. generic cialis reviews

    tadalafil 20

  7. cialis dosage

    tadalafil vs sildenafil

  8. sildenafil dosage

    sildenafil citrate

  9. viagra buy scrive:

    sildenafil 20 mg

    viagra online generic

  10. viagra cost scrive:

    viagra online

    sildenafil online

  11. casino gambling

    online casinos usa

  12. doubleu casino scrive:

    casino online slots

    free slots

  13. casino game

    casino slot games

  14. casino game

    real online casino

  15. viagra canada scrive:

    generic for viagra

    sildenafil viagra

  16. cialis generic scrive:

    cialis internet

    cialis generic

  17. 20 cialis scrive:

    cialis 5 mg

    generic cialis

  18. cialis buy scrive:

    cialis internet

    cialis internet

  19. generic cialis scrive:

    buy cialis

    buy cialis

  20. cialis 5 mg scrive:

    generic cialis

    cialis generic

  21. viagra for sale

    viagra 100mg

  22. pay day loans

    payday loans online

  23. loans online scrive:

    payday advance

    personal loans

  24. cash loans scrive:

    payday advance

    short term loans

  25. buy cialis generic online

    cialis generic cialis

  26. casinos scrive:

    online casino games

    online casino games for real money

  27. casino slots gambling

    live casino slots online

  28. viagra 100mg

    viagra pills

  29. real money casino online usa

    real casino online

  30. party casino online nj

    casino games online

  31. vardenafil for sale

    levitra 20mg

  32. levitra pills scrive:

    vardenafil coupon

    vardenafil online

  33. Buy cialis scrive:

    Real cialis online

    cialis visa

  34. canada pharmacy

    rx pharmacy

  35. sale cialis

    buy generic cialis

  36. best ed pills scrive:

    erection pills online

    non prescription erection pills

  37. best ed pills scrive:

    non prescription ed pills

    erectile dysfunction medications

  38. ed medication scrive:

    cheapest ed pills online

    best ed pills non prescription

  39. generic sildenafil

    sildenafil

I commenti sono chiusi.