Title

On Empathy

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-7-2016

Publisher

Boston University School of Law

Language

en-US

Abstract

Professor Wheeler discusses the deadly mass shooting of June 12, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, and his belief that more empathy is needed in the world. Wheeler then relates, through personal anecdotes, his own journey toward empathy. He concedes that there is no recipe for empathy, but believes that sharing personal stories can spur conversation, thinking, and collective action.

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