The two sides of Empathy

Empathy is considered to be an overwhelmingly positive attribute. It is associated with kindness, compassion and social cohesion. Kids with empathetic parents have well-documented advantages: less depression, less aggression, more empathy themselves. Most psychologists would argue that empathy is a learned behavior rather than an inherent quality. Much like language, there is a threshold for assimilating empathy. Children … More The two sides of Empathy

Order and Chaos (Theory)

  Order is a place of safety, familiarity and predictability.  As human beings we crave order. Order is the familiar route home, the set routine, patterns, cycles, templates, traditions and solvable equations. In short, order is all that is known. Chaos is a place of unfamiliarity and unpredictability. Chaos is utilised by story tellers, movie … More Order and Chaos (Theory)