empathy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on empathy


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

An empathic minority

Aug 10, 2016 - 8:09 AM

Are you horrified by extrajudicial killings? Those who are saddened by the news of deaths are now few and far between

Your brain shows love is not a feeling

Jul 01, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] With empathy do you really feel other people s pain?

Are you still alive? The rhetoric of Benigno Aquino III

Jun 25, 2016 - 9:30 AM

He is not an actor he says The presidency is not a showbiz performance This is who he is

President Benigno S. Aquino III offers a wreath during the commemoration of the 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration at the Rizal National Monument, Rizal Park in Manila City on Sunday (June 12, 2016). Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino turns defensive over criticism he lacks empathy

May 26, 2016 - 9:56 PM

Aquino cites his response to Super Typhoon Yolanda and the Zamboanga siege says solving the problem quickly would better ease the suffering of the victims

DEPARTURE PRESSCON. President Aquino answers questions from the media in Zamboanga City, 22 September 2013. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Valenzuela factory fire: President misses the empathy boat again

May 17, 2015 - 11:12 AM

The lax enforcement of safety regulations is not accidental It stems from the state’s stance of going easy on capitalists since they are seen to be the source of growth wealth and jobs

DEADLY BLAZE. A fire razes a slipper factory in Valenzuela City on May 13, 2015. All photos by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Empathy among mice and men

Jan 23, 2015 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Do we have enough empathy to save most of us? Or do we just have pockets of it to save a few?

Philippines to crowdsource Yolanda watchdog efforts

May 27, 2014 - 1:13 PM

This move should boost the confidence of international donors Rehabilitation Undersecretary Lesley Cordero tells Rappler

PEOPLE WAITING. Hundreds of thousands of families count on government aid 6 months after Yolanda. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

A prayer for bigots

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:39 AM

I hope you ll never have a lesbian daughter not because it s difficult to have one but because I fear for this girl