Posts Tagged "Empathy"

Empathy

Posted by on Jul 1, 2011 in Noah's Ark Now | 1 comment

Empathy – Understanding and entering into another’s feelings I’ve finished what I think is an important book, The Science of Evil, by Simon Baron-Cohen (see Resources). One person’s comment was “I’d run as fast as I can from that book.” My loved ones have noticed that I’m a little preoccupied with anti-social, narcissistic, and/or sociopathic behavior. As a trauma survivor, the drive to understand such behavior never eases up in me.  Simon Baron-Cohen has a theory that such behaviors fall at the zero end of a continuum that has to do with one’s capacity for Empathy. Of course,...

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