Will the human race survive?

Psychology of Education

Social distancing has become the new norm in the entire planet and its effectiveness is measured by the ability of each individual to care for others. The virus, hits harder seniors and people with pre-conditions but a healthy person could easily be infected as well without knowing it. For this reason, the message is that everyone should maintain distance even if you don’t have symptoms but it seems like some people are having a difficult time putting themselves in the shoes of those at risk. Why is that?  

Today’s global pandemic crisis has shown the importance of empathy and compassion in any given culture for the survival of our species. Empathy is defined as the ability to understands the emotion of another person while being aware of the causes, while Compassion means genuinely wanting to alleviate someone’s suffering. As you can see these two terms are closely related to each…

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