Empathy and Sympathy: what’s the difference?

Firstly, Empathy is defined as:

the ability to share someone else’s feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in that person’s situation
When Sympathy is defined as:
an expression of understanding and care for someone else’s suffering

 

Watch the RSA video that compares Empathy vs Sympathy…

Then you will understand more about what our planet needs the most: more connections and more human moments.

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