Empathy: 'It Won T Stop Then We Talk'

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Empathy is often fueled by a similarity, a common characteristic that creates an unconscious bond. Similarities can be quite large like race and gender, or something smaller like a common interest or experience. Empathy is strongly perpetuated through a commonality mainly due to the fact that we are more inclined to help another if we share a grievance or connection. A Palestinian and Israeli group, The Parents Circle - Families Forum, brings together families who have lost a loved one as a result of the conflict. Their slogan “It won’t stop until we talk” alludes to the empathetic connection that the families use to dispel hatred and promote reconciliation. The effects of empathy can extend far past an extra dollar in a homeless man’s
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