2016-06-30

Empathy MiniQuiz | Discussing Empathy Empathy is the ability to put oneself in another's place and experience that person's emotions and feelings.

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 RESPONSIBILITY
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Many researchers believe empathy is one of the building blocks of all moral behavior, since by empathizing with others, we are more likely to want to relieve their pain and increase their happiness. The Golden Rule ("Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"), one of the guiding moral precepts of civilization, is the active equivalent of empathy. A version of the Golden Rule is found in most religious traditions.

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