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Empathy: A Handbook for Revolution by Roman Krznaric
I loved this book. I guess I was heartened that, in this world full cruel behavior, there's convincing evidence that we are hard wired to empathize, to put ourselves into the shoes of others. Yes, we are selfish but there is this other tendency that can be nurtured and enhanced. I've always believed this but it was more of a hope than a conviction. Roman Krznaric's book gives me the confidence to shout out for empathy as a way to respond to both personal relationships and the wider political sphere. Since reading the book, I haven't stopped making empathy inspired postings on social media. I've also written to Roman to suggest that the empathy revolution faces it's greatest… Read more