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Conversations on Compassion Dr. James Doty and Amma

The Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education (CCARE) at Stanford University presents a dialogue between CCARE's founder and director, Dr. James ...
Jun 15
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Concepts on Compassion Part XXIV

Another installment of what compassion means to people, collected at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California--A genuine sense of understanding and the act upon it. You love yourself enough to love others. A real good hug!Compassion is children. Sympathy and empathy where you would not normally feel them. A great way to orient your daily life. Compassion is to understand other people's difficulties. Seeing with more than reason. Compassion is our willingness to embrace the suffering of…See More
May 15
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Concepts on Compassion Part XXIII

More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd & C in downtown Davis, California:Compassion, to me, is seeing myself in whoever is in front of me. Compassion is a town forgiving a snarling pit bull. :)Compassion is a tattoo that everyone can see. Love in every form. Cats. Compassion is to be passionate about another. Passion meaning purpose, love, and a meaning to life. A heart-felt wish to alleviate suffering. Compassion is putting your heart into the lives of others. When you have…See More
Apr 12
David Breaux posted a video

Compassion Tour Vlog #3 -- Compassion & Forgiveness

How forgiveness relates to compassion
Mar 25
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Compassion Tour Vlog #2

The story of the evening's gift from the Universe
Mar 13
David Breaux posted a blog post

Concepts on Compassion Part XXII

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from Davis, California USA. They were collected from folks passing by the corner of 3rd & C downtown. To walk in another person's shoes with your heart open. A smile from a passing stranger, a call from a friend in time of need; Love--at all times. The act of simply opening the door and letting a stranger/a person you know walk in before oneself. Empathy with an open heart and a willingness and eagerness to help, support, build up and…See More
Mar 13
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Feb 26
David Breaux posted a blog post

Concepts on Compassion Part XXI

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from folks in Davis, California--Compassion is being able to listen--really listen--to someone else without your stories, your past, your experiences getting in the way, then working to understand; and finally letting your own stories, past, and experiences seep back in--and finding understanding anyway. Compassion is loving someone even when they don't love themselves or others. Compassion is helping those when they are down. Acting, not…See More
Feb 8
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Concepts on Compassion Part XX

More concepts on compassion from folks in Davis, California:Compassion is the act of caring about someone and showing them you would do anything to keep them happy and secure. Compassion is how we show love. Compassion--putting yourself in another's place, sharing their experience and feelings, and making judgments, decisions, or actions based on empathy and a desire to right the deficiencies you experience. Compassion--perspective. Looking at the world from someone else's point of…See More
Jan 14
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Concepts on Compassion Part XIX

More concepts on compassion from citizens of Davis, California gathered at the corner of 3rd & C:Compassion is being connected to the source of love. Compassion, it's a powerful idea that influences the mind to think of positive things. A word that when heard, opens one's mind to a certain type of perspective. Compassion is fashion. Compassion is knowing and understanding people have suffering in their lives. There is a willingness to help all people overcome suffering. Compassion is mercy…See More
Dec 14, 2013

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Posting snippets of conversations heard while on the corner as they come--

Man standing at the corner says,"Would you care to share your written concept of the word compassion?"

Lady passing by replies, "I don't sign anything. I'm a Republican. Don't hate me though. I'm a human being."

"Heeey!" Father, mimicking James Brown, as he carries his infant daughter in his arms, as if teaching her new words. 

"Heeey!" Infant daughter…

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Posted by David Breaux on June 14, 2014 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

Concepts on Compassion Part XXIV

Another installment of what compassion means to people, collected at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California--

A genuine sense of understanding and the act upon it. 

You love yourself enough to love others. 

A real good hug!

Compassion is children. 

Sympathy and empathy where you would not normally feel them. 

A great way to orient your daily life. 

Compassion is to understand other…

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Posted by David Breaux on May 15, 2014 at 10:37am

Concepts on Compassion Part XXIII

More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd & C in downtown Davis, California:

Compassion, to me, is seeing myself in whoever is in front of me. 

Compassion is a town forgiving a snarling pit bull. :)

Compassion is a tattoo that everyone can see. 

Love in every form. 

Cats. 

Compassion is to be passionate about another. Passion meaning purpose, love, and a meaning to life. 

A…

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Posted by David Breaux on April 12, 2014 at 7:43pm

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A unique way of looking at Compassion

Read this article today and believe it to be thought provoking. Inviting others to share their thoughts on it. …Continue

Tags: Compassion

Started by David Breaux Apr 1, 2013.

Question about Compassion 7 Replies

just got off the phone from a compassionateactionnetwork.com (CAN) international conference call. during the discussion, jon ramer, the executive director, brought forth the following question: What…Continue

Started by David Breaux. Last reply by David Breaux Mar 18, 2013.

Compassionate Listening

Do you think it is a compassionate act to listen to someone complain continuously? For days? Months? Years?Continue

Tags: Listening, Compassionate

Started by David Breaux Nov 11, 2012.

how does one reveal the violence of poverty

during the civil rights movement, exposing the violence of racism simply meant a person of color sitting at a restaurant counter "for whites only." today, how does one go about using similar direct…Continue

Started by David Breaux Mar 26, 2011.

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