Monday, March 25, 2013

Step #4: Empathy -- Active Listening & Attention Span

During Step #4 of our study of Karen Armstrong's book, "Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life," we spend a lot of our time talking about active listening. This Calvin and Hobbes cartoon raises an interesting point: what role do you think the fast pace of the media has affected our ability to pay attention to the words -- and feelings and actions -- of people in real life?

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