Words of Wisdom for Oct. 31, 2019:
Joan Halifax on Stifling Empathy

“If we manipulate others into not sharing so we don’t have to hear, so we don’t have to listen, or if we react with horror or abandon the scene, we stifle our empathy and rob ourselves of this fundamental virtue of humanity.”

― Joan Halifax,
Standing at the Edge:
Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet

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