Reflection On Empathy

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English Mid-Year Introflection
How might empathy help others or societies? “Empathy is about standing in someone else 's shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to outsource and automate, but it makes the world a better place” (Daniel H.Pink). This is what empathy is. Empathy is really important to make the world actually work well. Having empathy for another can change everything. It can help a person it can help a whole country it helps people be better it helps you learn about other. You learn about their situations and how their life actually is so you don 't have to actually cause any harm to them. Empathy is what helps humans prevail from other animals. If we don 't learn to use empathy we will not be superior to any other animals. In the English class this year we have studied empathy through short stories, Articles, and Novels like the story by Elie Wiesel. Empathy can create a stronger and more just society by others starting to see themselves in someone else 's situation and making others treat others fairly. This will be portrayed through the assignments, “The Lottery”, Kitty Genovese article, and Holocaust photo reflection. To start of with I will be using an assignment called “The Lottery” which was about a small town that did a lottery once a year killing the winner to use as sacrifice for the corn to grow. It showed that people did not have empathy for each other. They did not put each themselves in each

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