How Can We Be More Empathic?

Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society.

Taken from a lecture given by Jeremy Rifkin as part of the RSA’s free public events programm. The RSA is a charity dedicated to driving social progress and spreading world-changing ideas. For more information about our varied work, visit What do you think? How can we become more empathic?


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2 responses to “How Can We Be More Empathic?

  1. This video has a lot of artistic talent to follow, but everything he said about empathy really made me think about the worlds empathy about each other and mammals that have or had happened throughout the world. Also having the different neurons of what an average person thinks now, what a person neurons were in the middle age, and the cave man all really do change completely. Great video.

  2. We can be more empathic by not putting ourselves first all the time. we are part of the whole world and we need to think of others too.

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