Happiness or Compassion?

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Empathy can be a wrecking ball.

You switch on the news and you’re in pieces. But it’s up to you if you want to piece yourself together again. The state of the world impinges itself on our emotions, but it needn’t make us unhappy.

There’s a pervasive attitude that compassion and justness are forms of suffering, or must necessarily stem…



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Steven Gambardella

Steven Gambardella


I am a history PhD sharing the lessons of philosophy and history with practical benefits for your life and work. Get in touch: stevengambardella@gmail.com