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Posted on: Jan 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We need to "sharpen our instincts for empathy" so that we can become a more civil people.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Our lack of civility in public discourse can be traced directly back to a lack of empathy. The only way to move forward is to actually listen to what the other side is saying.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2010, Source: Tarcher/Penguin

Today's youth find little value in the caricature of human nature as rational, calculating and utilitarian. They prefer to think of human nature as empathic.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2010, Source: Tarcher/Penguin

The industrial age built on and propelled by fossil fuels is coming to an end. What replaces it is at the center of our fight for survival.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2002, Source: The Nation

Conservatives and progressives have found common ground in the movement to ban all forms of cloning -- an alliance that signals the new age of biopolitics.