Tag Archives: Empathy

Cruelty

Cruelty is possibly best defined as an action that will deliberately bring harm others. The perpetrator is aware that what they are doing is wrong and that it will cause pain, yet they do it anyway. Aggressive reactions are not necessarily cruel: we all can, at some point, either have or suffer from one, as… Continue lendo »

The discourse of romantic separation

One of the most common feelings after a breakup is of curiosity about the other’s fate. Even the one who actually initiated the breakup will do all they can to know how their ex-partner is faring. Seldom does this interest come from genuine empathy, though. More often than not, it comes from an ambivalence that… Continue lendo »