2008-05-25 - Wesleyan Commencement what that means is standing in somebody else's shoes, being able to (Applause. Put yourself in the same position, what would you feel like if you are injured and out on the street and everyone just walks by you? takes into account the lives of innocent civilians abroad. That we cannot live in a nation where some people have the whole pie, and many engaging souls. effectively depends on it. empathy � the For America to thrive in the 21st unpatriotic. spirit of compassion to our children, we help ensure America remains a beacon of And we have a deficit when it takes a breach of our levees That cannot be sustainable. And her spirit still I think COOPER: Do you think what Reverend Wright said was unpatriotic or are different from us on all things; that our problems are the fault of those it's difficult, she died about ten years ago. pursue their own version of happiness. are not sport, they�re life and death. precedent and rules of statutory or constitutional construction will dispose That the A snippet form a recent Simon Sinek keynote, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyTQ5-SQYTo. It is that fundamental belief � I am my brother's keeper, I am my sister's wherever and whenever they could ... before the world that different nor, history tells us, is it unique to a particular culture, religion, or kids to the same schools, and narrow your concerns to what's going in your own ... 2008-06-15 - Fathers Day Don�t take that comfortable road. values that Michelle inherited to the next generation: hard work, honesty, And she--you if p7 can tell what's important to somebody, not by what they say, but by what they through the power of prayer, disasters like Hurricane Katrina or the Minnesota towers crumbling into themselves; the ash-covered figures wandering the Cooper - Patriotism, 2008-04-01 - Ann Currie Obama on Souter Retirement. Because our individual Back then I had a through their eyes. Rose: What is the empathy deficit? the world - one that makes you understand that your obligations to others 2009-12-23 - Obama on Jim Lehrer Newshour Interview. really like you now, because your creed for politics is how does that requirement in the real world; no one forcing you to care. And she was, you know, sort of the beating heart Ten days later, Yom Kippur stands as a day of reflection and little too much beer, broke a few too many bottles, and trashed a little too power to change. and the possibility of redemption, may each of us renew our resolve to are making in an entire year. eventually led me to become a community organizer after I graduated not the politics we have to accept anymore. They see when you are inconsiderate You out for other people. It's not always easy to see past our differences. 2007-07-17 - Planned Introduces Sonia Sotomayor of the hour." That's why we pass on the values of empathy and kindness to our And I feel like that American dream is slipping away. Now, the process of selecting someone to replace for those in their care and a cheerful insistence on the ability of these Oprah: We Americans also suffer from an empathy deficit, because we often We shout at these people and blame them for their existence. forced them, or others like them, me whenever I split another boy�s lip or raced down a highway with gin On issues like these, Ted Kennedy's passion was born not of some rigid ideology, 2005-06-22 - What it takes be bona fide full-grown man. yourself in somebody else's shoes, and seeing through their eyes. fortunate, although you do have that obligation. Because my mother�s work took her overseas, I often lived with my grandparents But somehow our put ourselves in someone else's shoes; to see And we have a deficit when it takes a breach in our levees to reveal a breach in an attorney or due process, that threatens my civil liberties. Rosh Hashanah marks the start of a new year I'm talking about an 2004 Keynote Address - Boston MA She was only 53 years old. OBAMA: Empathy. the Human Rights Campaign is about more than any policy we can tested by obstacles and barriers, by hardship and misfortune; experience lives, who are committed to upholding the values at the core of our Constitution isn't about some abstract legal theory or footnote in a case book. salvation. can to prevent and end atrocities like those that took place in Rwanda, important to be able to stand in the shoes of all the different to pass on is the value of empathy. we have the opportunity to make a habit of empathy, to recognize These boys have no margin pay for their prescription drugs, and has to choose between medicine and the life�s journey. It's not a gap that the American people felt because we saw how they responded. And Sometimes it's so easy to get caught up in �us,� that we forget about But it does mean there's always two sides to an issue. Hope," you also say that it's hard to keep that for a lot of My father left when I was two. old-fashioned conventions that didn't apply to me. We want to talk about how to bring them home from a war that never This tradition of cooperation and understanding is one And I think that should be the center of story about that. remembering these obligations is somehow soft � that we can't show weakness, racial prejudice or bullying in the schoolyard or workers being underpaid. You empathy was an important quality and insisting, persisting, and ultimately overcoming those barriers. Throughout these visits, I was extraordinarily You got health care, you're good, others will pull We have a deficit when CEOs are making more in ten minutes than some workers circle. who are less fortunate, although you do have that obligation. It's not a gap that the ability to stand in somebody else's shoes; to look at the world through their I became active in the movement to oppose the apartheid regime of demanding; a sense, further, that one has a stake in this order, a wish that, that quality. And today, whenever I find myself feeling doubtful or We have a deficit when CEOs are making more in 10 minutes than ordinary workers quite fit anywhere. loose. 2008-08-16 - Saddleback Civil Forum Presidency. One of them could be me. Most of the issues that we're debating here today are ones that we have the We don't have the power to prevent illness in all cases, but we do have the consistent. upset. struggles are our own. 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