Empathy is rare, I know that. Most people only have sympathy, but think that is empathy.
I can tell who has empathy and who doesn’t and why.
Saw a post about mothers on Christmas Island trying to end their lives, to give their children a better chance at life.
Now regardless of the politics, this made me want to cry. Just thinking about how these mothers are feeling, to be considering suicide to help their children, makes me very emotional.
And yet so many do not have empathy and I have just forced myself to get off a page where this is all being debated and the lack of empathy astounds me. The selfishness, the ‘making up’ facts to better their argument, then ignoring the real facts I provided. Continue reading