A radical experiment in empathy

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Can two countries at war dare to empathize with one another? Step by methodical step, sociologist Sam Richards gives his audience an extraordinary challenge: to allow a group of (mainly) Americans to understand -- not approve of, but understand -- the motivations of an Iraqi insurgent. A powerful talk.

Aired April 18, 2011

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Jayne J
I took a sociology of terrorism class last year. It really opened my eyes to how powerful perspective can be. In order to feel empathy and practice compassion, we need to be able to see and understand different perspectives.
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Incredible. Thank you.
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Wow!!! That is powerful.
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