1. What is empathy? What is compassion? When have you felt empathy and/or compassion for something or someone? What provoked this feeling in you? Did you do anything as a result?
Author Wes Moore discusses society’s obligation to ask why avoidable tragedies happen.
Angello Portillo tells about being a bully in middle school and reflects on Facing History
Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses how and why humans create a “we and they” distinction.
Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses some factors that create conditions for prejudice or tolerance in a society.