Tag: Globalization


Tag: Globalization

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Paul Ekman discusses the importance of extending compassion to people of different nations, and even to all living beings.

Videos and Podcasts: Global Compassion

By Paul Ekman | June 17, 2010

Paul Ekman discusses the importance of extending compassion to people of different nations, and even to all living beings.

The Age of Empathy, by Frans de Waal
Harmony Books, 2009, 291 pages

Articles: The Politics of Empathy

By Jill Suttie | June 17, 2010

Recent books bring empathy out of the lab and into policy debates


Articles: Global Giving

By Cjay Roughgarden | September 21, 2009


Articles: International Happiness Day

By Jason Marsh | July 10, 2008


Articles: A Happier World?

By Jeremy Adam Smith | July 2, 2008


Articles: Compassionate Economist

By Tom White | January 22, 2007


Articles: Why I Shop Fair Trade

By Christine Renner | March 1, 2006


Articles: Can You Do Good by Eating Well?

By Peter Singer, Jim Mason | March 1, 2006

A new movement encourages people to eat food that’s grown close to where they live. The food may be fresher and taste better, but Peter Singer and Jim Mason ask if it’s more ethical to eat locally.

An example of consolation among chimpanzees: A juvenile puts an arm around a screaming adult male, who has just been defeated in a fight with his rival. Consolation probably reflects empathy, as the objective of the consoler seems to be to alleviate the distress of the other.

Articles: The Evolution of Empathy

By Frans de Waal | September 1, 2005

We tend to think of empathy as a uniquely human trait. But it’s something apes and other animals demonstrate as well, says primatologist Frans de Waal. He shows how our evolutionary history suggests a deep-rooted propensity for feeling the emotions of others.


Articles: The Morality of Global Giving

By Jason Marsh | March 1, 2005

An interview with Jan Egeland, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs


Articles: The Cost of Apathy

By Jason Marsh | September 1, 2004

An interview with Robert Reich.


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