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October 05, 2021

Empathy: Perhaps The Most Important Quality Of Our Time

Fight for Life, Indianapolis, INSource: Greator | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 10/5/2021 –

Why might empathy be perhaps the most important quality of our time? In a world marked by profound changes, the following are Support and orientation two important resources. This support and orientation are provided by values and qualities that should actually be self-evident. Empathy is one of them.

The ability to empathize with others should be desirable for everyone. But instead of understanding and compassion, we too often encounter comfort and selfishness. Why empathy is perhaps the most important quality of our time and how you can become (even) more empathetic, you will learn in this article.

What is empathy?

In order to understand how important empathy is, one should be aware that there are situations in our lives every day that require sensitivity. For example, the colleague who couldn’t perform to her full potential today and had to take a nasty comment for it. Or the partner who wishes you would listen to him more attentively. Instead, you turn up the TV. After all, it’s quitting time and you’ve earned your rest. In such situations, some people don’t care at all how the other person is doing. Yet a little more compassion would do our society an incredible amount of good.

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