Random Lessons of Kindness — How We Can Learn to Care
A Stanford professor who taught a class on “Becoming Kinder” notes that people are becoming less and less empathetic. The good news is that kindness can be taught; it’s not necessarily an innate trait.
San Francisco Chronicle
What Makes Us Better
Two books explore whether morality is innate or learned.
The American Scholar
In a Divided World, We Need to Choose Empathy
It’s gotten harder to empathize; that’s why it’s so important we work at it. Luckily, we can.
Greater Good Magazine
Can We Revive Empathy in Our Selfish World?
An experiment shows how to rebuild human compassion.
How to Use Empathy to Better Your Life
Jamil Zaki on how we can control our empathy.
Does Empathy Guide or Hinder Moral Action?
Is empathy or rationality the key to being a good person?
Room for Debate, The New York Times
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