"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Friday, August 22, 2014

What Empathy Looks Like, and What it Doesn't


President G.W. Bush hugs Ashley Faulkner, daughter of 9/11 victim Wendy Faulkner

Not empathy:

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Compare and contrast.

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