29 Sep '11, 4pm

Quickie: Compassion, and the True Nature of Empathy

Buddhist roshi Joan Halifax works in hospice and on death row. In this Ted Talk , she shares her views on compassion, and the true nature of empathy. She points out that pity and fear are the enemies of compassion, and explains that compassion is a quality that we learn and develop in ourselves through our experiences, and the help of those around us.

Full article: http://feelgoodstyle.com/2011/09/29/7895/

Germany’s phaseout reveals the true costs of nuclear power

Germany’s phaseout reveals the true costs of nu...

grist.org 29 Sep '11, 8pm

This is bad news for nuclear advocates: Nuclear power turns out even more expensive than we thought. According to a study ...