Having compassion comes from a place of empathy, which is the ability to feel someone else’s feelings. That can be difficult when most of us exist in our own tiny universe. So you have to push yourself beyond the knowledge and influence your own family and social circles. Read biographies about people you have nothing in common with. Watch documentaries made by and for ethnicities , genders and religions other than your own. You can go beyond tolerance to understanding when you make an effort to see life through someone else’s eyes.
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