What is Global Compassion and How Can We Attain It?

Moving toward a more compassionate world by defining compassion and suffering

Excerpts taken from Moving Toward Global Compassion pp. 13-16 What is global compassion? In the last few years, there has been a renewed interest in compassion. Yet focus on how another person’s suffering affects our own cognitive and emotional states and behavior is not new. There is a long history of research on related and not often clearly differentiated concepts …