Tag Archives: Empathy

Pictures that Speak a Thousand Words

I stumbled across this album and felt it was worth sharing.  It’s a relatively random collection of intense and emotional moments.  Some of the photos are quite beautiful.  After all, what is art if not an exercise in empathy? Pictures … Continue reading

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Poetry Makes Nothing Happen

As an artist and as a student of art, I’ve spent a lot of time contemplating the role and importance of art in the world.  With so much suffering and turmoil, there are times when the pursuit of expression can … Continue reading

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Empathy and Neuroscience – A Must-See Video

Many philosophies ground their arguments on ideas concerning human nature, like capitalist philosophies that argue humans are naturally self-interested, competitive creatures.  In general, I’m hesitant of most arguments that begin with a fundamental view of human nature simply because it … Continue reading

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