A Tangible Benefit to Empathy

March 11, 2019 pwm1

He that sympathizes in all the happiness of others, perhaps himself enjoys the safest happiness; and he that is warned by the folly of others has perhaps attained the soundest wisdom.

—Charles Caleb Colton (Fair Use)

Having a deep empathy for our fellow souls has the added benefit of allowing us to share in their happiness and learn from their mistakes. If we are only focused on ourselves, we miss out on that opportunity.

—MSH, Penn Wealth

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