Compassion is a piece of vocabulary that could change us if we truly let it sink into the standards by which we hold ourselves and others.
Krista Tippett

The Technology of Compassion

The Technology of Compassion

Mar 23, 2011-- The term "compassion" -- typically reserved for the saintly or the sappy -- has fallen out of touch with reality. Journalist Krista Tippett deconstructs the meaning of compassion as she traces the word through secular and spiritual icons like Mother Theresa, Gandhi, and Einstein, as well as everyday heroes like Matthew, a paraplegic yoga teacher. Through her stories, Tippett proposes a new, more attainable definition for the word in modern day: compassion as the latest technology. (4573 reads)


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