Daily Archives: June 17, 2012

Empathy versus Sympathy in Conflict by Kyrie Eleison

Our correspondent Kyrie Eleison had some interesting things to say about the distinction between empathy and sympathy in the context of conflict that we post in its own right below. Thank you Kyrie: In instances like this, it is always … Continue reading

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World War 2: Military War Deaths

If you base your view of the relative significance of the different theaters of war in World War 2 on Hollywood, these numbers might surprise you, though even this only covers military deaths, and fails the people of China who … Continue reading

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Is Empathy Possible in Conflict with Sociopaths aka Assholes?

On a previous posting, our correspondent Kyrie Eleison raised the interesting question whether in conflict it was possible to show empathy to the sort of self-seeking, sociopathic folk (aka assholes), who dominate our current politics and many corporations. I thought … Continue reading

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