ON BEING COLUMN – Letting Go of Fear to Face What’s Real

Voting Is an Exercise in Empathy

Weekly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being Blog
Published Nov 22st, 2016

Even aside from the fear of the practical consequences of that kind of shift in policy, there is the sense of just being nothing in the eyes of someone else. It’s excruciating. We can resolve to practice empathy.

Sharon Salzberg

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