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Vision: Will We Heed President Obama's Call for a More Empathic Society?
Posted on: Jan 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet
We need to "sharpen our instincts for empathy" so that we can become a more civil people.
The Media and Extremists Are Fanning the Flames of Hatred -- Why Is the US Becoming So Uncivil?
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.
Is It Time To Replace The American Dream?
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.
Are We Selfish Individuals or an Empathic Society? The Answer Could Determine Whether We Have a Future
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.
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