Tag Archives: Sympathy

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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The Extension of Sympathy: Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

‘As man advances in civilization, and small tribes are united into larger communities, the simplest reason would tell each individual that he ought to extend his social instincts and sympathies to all the members of the same nations, though personally … Continue reading

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Empathy and Sympathy: Dictionary Definitions

People seem to get very confused about the difference between empathy and sympathy in conflict. Indeed in one notable conflict on this blog last year, my correspondents seemed utterly unable to distinguish between my having a theory of mind of … Continue reading

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