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Rappler's latest stories on compassion


How George H.W. Bush secretly helped a Filipino boy for 10 years

Dec 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The former US president helped a young Filipino boy fund his education, extracurricular activities, and meals

BUSH. Former US president George HW Bush speaks before students at Tokyo's Waseda University on December 15, 2006. AFP file photo

If love is infinite, why is the world sucky?

Mar 18, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Studies have shown that when we train ourselves in compassion, we are able to process our own suffering and the suffering of others without shutting down

IN PHOTOS: Groups urge end to firecracker use on New Year's Eve

Dec 28, 2016 - 11:14 AM

With pets in tow the Ecowaste Coalition and animal welfare groups appeal to Filipinos to choose a cleaner less dangerous alternative to welcoming 2017

PET LOVERS. Animal welfare advocates united to call on Filipinos to stop using firecrackers in their New Year's Eve celebration. Photo from EcoWaste Coalition

House forms technical working group on medical marijuana bill

Aug 11, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Advocates say the creation of the technical working group is an important step toward the passage of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill but the Dangerous Drugs Board thinks the bill is unnecessary

No time, no compassion

Dec 26, 2014 - 7:57 AM

[Science Solitaire] In an age where the tragedies that befall others could be viewed and turned off on demand how can we become more compassionate?

US right-to-die woman puts death on hold

Oct 31, 2014 - 2:38 PM

Brittany Maynard a 29 year old brain cancer sufferer reveals a video of her making a suicide threat Now viral that video is seen by millions of web users

RIGHT TO DIE. This 2013 photo obtained October 30, 2014, courtesy of Compassion & Choices and shows Brittany Maynard and her Great Dane puppy Charlie. Compassion & Choices/AFP

'They remember us'

Jul 26, 2014 - 9:00 AM

We in the medical profession make sacrifices that slowly eat away at our personal lives hoping that things will get better – that something will be left for us

Monarch butterfly uses magnetic, Sun compasses – study

Jun 25, 2014 - 8:43 AM

The butterfly is the first long distance migratory insect thought to use magnetic navigation

NAVIGATOR. A picture shows a Monarch butterfly (<i>Danaus plexippus</i>) in the National Zoo of Nicaragua in Managua, taken on 07 April 2011. Mario Lopez/EPA

Lenten reflection: A call to compassion

Apr 14, 2014 - 12:08 AM

The Church is wounded but can regain its sense of mission if it remembers who it serves

Our moral siestas

Mar 07, 2014 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] An experiment shows people are more likely to do good deeds in the morning

[Science Solitaire] Meditation can spark compassion

Jun 28, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Maybe meditative training on compassion could be applied to programs in prisons and other rehabilitation centers

Steve Jobs emails hang over Apple trial

Jun 18, 2013 - 8:43 AM

Steve would never send an email if he wasn t sure about it

COMPETITIVE PRICES? US Justice Department lawyer Lawrence Buterman depicted Jobs' draft email as part of a pattern of Apple demanding publishers to change their terms from a 'wholesale' model to an 'agency' model. Steve Jobs photo from AFP