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The Empathic Civilisation

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"Empathy is a better word than identification to describe what Pagan mystics experienced." - John Lamb Lash

Empathy occurs when we suspend the single-minded focus of attention on our needs and desires of the moment adopting instead a dual-minded focus of attention that includes the consciousness of another individual.

When attention lapses back into a single-minded focus empathy turns off.

Active empathy identifies what someone else is feeling using mirror neurons and responds to those emotions with an appropriate emotional response.

When we engage in empathic response we validate the other person.

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"Love of life Edwin Wilson has named biophilia, natural empathy toward other life, is ultimately irrepressible because we are life and life is us." - Charles Eisenstein

" The brain has these amazing circuits, mirror neuron circuits, which are actively firing and activating motor and visual circuits simply as simulations of other people's activities.

That suggests the brain itself is manufacturing empathy circuits that allow us to participate in rich and complicated ways in the sensibilities, actions and motivations of other people." - Richard Powers

"Empathy (living vicariously) is central to our humanity.

We must balance the forces of emotion and rationality.

With empathy, our system of rational logical thought can extend our moral concern to people further from our private lives." - JD Trout

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Children normally begin to display the fundamental behaviors of empathy by having an emotional response that corresponds with another persons emotional state of mind - comforting others or showing concern for others as early as 24 months of age.

Children between the ages of seven and 12 are naturally inclined to feel empathy for others in pain but these natural inclinations can be subsumed.

"Everyone is born an empath. We all have the physical equipment necessary to pick up on what other people are feeling. But, for most of us, this ability will slowly fade away from lack of use." - Elise Lebeau

"At about age fifteen human beings are meant to develop empathetic, holistic, transpersonal modes of cognition, abilities that violate the dogma of the discrete and separate self.

Primitive societies acknowledged these abilities and fostered their development, providing both models and methods for transcendence of the limited, rational, egoic self of the pre-teen.

Not by accident, many of these ceremonies incorporate ritual reenactments of the birth process." - Charles Eisenstein

Empathy honors moral sense to advance moral principle.

Empathy responds to the effects of a violated moral principle.

Empathy is alert to the humiliation and indignity of being treated differently due to appearances for reasons that are morally irrelevant.

Psychopathy is difficult to discern in the shapeshifting individual that studies human behavior and mimics it.

As all social behavior is learned through mimesis only careful observation reveals the difference between the psychopathic individual that observes human emotion and mimics it and the revelation of true emotion.

In a Gesellschaft community emotion must be masked unless one wants to become a target of the psychopathic predators.

True empaths can discern the difference between the mimicking of emotion, feigned emotion, and the expression of true emotion.

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Disparity of wealth creates a need to condition in the collective consciousness the concept that there are always those that deserve to suffer.

Empathetic emotional response for those less fortunate must brand those beaten down souls as weak, traitorous or simply unintelligent.

For any group to live in extravagance the division of labor of the social culture must be such that a large percentage of the lowest paid workers creation of value through his or her production is siphoned off by the purchaser of the workers services.

It is always in the best interests of those on the top of the social pyramid to reduce any feelings of empathy the upper classes may feel for the downtrodden disenfranchised lower classes at the base of the social pyramid.

1864 Russell Herman Conwell is dismissed from the military after being charged with deserting his post at Newport Barracks, North Carolina.

1888 Russell Herman Conwell, minister and graduate of Yale law school is hired by Newport, Rhode Island aristocracy to spread his "Acres of Diamonds" lecture.

September 10, 1888 Society of Christian Endeavor is organized as a world-wide youth organization - the benefactor remains unknown.

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"lf you bring forth what is within you, what you have will save you. If you do not have that within you, what you do not have within you will kill you."

Jesus the Tekton, Gospel of Thomas

Empathy for living beings is a biological imperative.

"I take gnostic statements emotionally; it's an image of the truth, illumination and divine presence to be found in every human being.

It teaches that within every human life is a bit of the divine source, and everything comes from that source.

All life is to be respected as coming from God." - Elaine Pagels

"Humanity, given dominion over animals, may legitimatly use animals.

Animal flesh can be consumed for food; animal skins can be used for clothing; the Torah itself must be written on parchment animal hides.

We are permitted to use animals only when there is a genuine, legitimate need, in the manner that causes the animal the least suffering.

Hunting for sport is prohibited, trapping for legitimate needs is permissible only when it is done in the least painful way possible." - Mechon Mamre

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Empathtic abilities appear voluntarily and sometimes involuntarily.

In complex social cultures based on subdivisions of labor that include multiple daily contacts with strangers people become conditioned to hide authentic emotional expression.

Deep emotional intelligence gazes from behind the "civilized" mask to decipher emotional states hidden away deep within a walled citadel.

Emotional awareness is directly related to individual self-awareness.

Natural healers engage the daily application of empathetic response.

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Empaths, holding a broad-minded perspective while engaging a vivid imagination, are unlike compartmentalized psyches.

Empaths, known for multiple talents, have a high degree of creativity.

Empaths, respectful of the beauty of Nature, are passionately evolving.

Animals, reflecting the natural beauty of life, are empaths dearly beloved.

Empaths find revivification in solitude to rebalance their psyches.

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Empaths, highly expressive of emotional connection, may cause consternation in respect to their emotionally charged reflections.

Empaths simply cannot find social justification nor understand the lack of heart and the lack of concern for the suffering they feel and see.

Empaths know anything untruthful feels wrong and causes physic pain.

Physically unable to choke back the tears they may turn away from society.

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"Many people reading the signs that you are an empath will likely think themselves empathic.

I cannot stress the following enough – there is nothing fun about empathy.

It's often a very draining and miserable existence in which you feel like you have to be entirely alone in order to survive.

It is not glamorous or exciting, painful more often than not." - Isabella Snow

Empaths: can easily detect lying in normal people; feel another's emotional distress; are overwhelmed in crowds; feel other people's physical ailments.

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