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What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering?

Why is empathy different from sympathy? Because the truth is, rarely, can a response make something better. What makes something better is connection. [more inside]
posted by jammy on Dec 12, 2013 - 13 comments

Bright Futures

Steubenville and the misplaced sympathy for Jane Doe's rapists
posted by Artw on Mar 18, 2013 - 374 comments

Gay like me

Timothy Kurek is a straight Christian man who decided to go "undercover" for a year as a gay man, [more inside]
posted by Red Loop on Oct 13, 2012 - 130 comments

Don't kill my Wife

Please Columbia Don't Kill My Wife
posted by Rubbstone on Sep 3, 2007 - 19 comments

Farker dies in car accident

The denizens of Fark are having a crisis of conscience after one of their members died in a car accident. There are only a few holdouts against the outpouring of sympathy from the biliously sarcastic community. "Farkers, seriously - where's your irreverence?" asked Labberdasher. "Not one 'he should have gone for a Darwin award' ... ?"
posted by rcade on Feb 5, 2003 - 60 comments

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