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Culture of Empathy Builder:  Jean Houston

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

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  • 00:00 Introduction

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Here are some questions we can explore during the interview.
 

(   )  How can we build a culture of empathy?
i.e. raise the level of empathy in society?


 

Value?
What's your most important personal value?

How did you develop it?

Do you have a story of when you learned an insight into it?


Defining empathy

(   ) What is your metaphor of what empathy is like? Explain?
(   ) What is a physical metaphor. (make a body movement)

(   ) What does that feel like in your body?
 

 

(   ) What is your metaphor of what the opposite of empathy is like? Explain?

(   ) What does that feel like in your body?
 

 

(   ) What would a culture of empathy look like?

(   ) What's the metaphor for  a culture of empathy?


 

Empathy Story

(   ) "When did you first discover the power of empathy?"

(   ) Create a dialog between the two.


 

(   )  How can we build a culture of empathy?

 

 

(   ) What are the obstacles to deepening empathy?



(   ) How to overcome the obstacle?


(   )  Are there questions that you would like me to ask you