Friday, September 30, 2011


I just read this interesting article about empathy---kind of pro and con:

What do you think?


Amanda said...

What an interesting article. It reminds me of the First-Rate Madness book I read. That sometimes some traits are better than others for dealing with crises situations. Because not all people are equipped to act. Maybe that's why we all truly need each other - to balance each other out.

By the way, thank you so much for adding me to your blog list!!

Liz said...

very good point, amanda. and i'm going to investigate the book you mention. thanks for the heads up.

Anonymous said...

Brings up the question of what motivates someone to choose or adhere to a "code" -- and whether that has anything to do with the code itself -- or just the conditions under which it was learned. Good food for thought.

Liz said...

i agree,'s all very thought-provoking...why we behave as we do....or don't