Cecil and the Circles of Compassion

Sallie Jiko Tisdale

Sallie Jiko Tisdale

When Cecil the lion was killed recently, there was an outcry around the world. Why are we sometimes able to feel compassion for a creature so distant from our daily lives? Why are we sometimes unable to summon up compassion for our next-door neighbor? This talk will explore how a widening circle of compassion grows with practice, and explore some of the apparent conflicts that compassion can raise in daily life.

Jiko gave this talk on August 23, 2015.

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