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Empathy

Empathy

An individuals objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behaviour of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others.


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Love is an illusion?

... linked and driven to the survival of the species, a reward for reproduction, I believe primates to a degree are able to love but don't have the empathy of their closest relatives, anyway really good question Nathan.

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Love is an illusion?
Replies: 1
Views: 866

Predator behavior

Gday marath- Tigers like most apex predators feel nor show empathy for their prey, they are hardwired to kill to survive and will do so whatever the situation if they are hungry.

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by vk4vfx
Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:57 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Predator behavior
Replies: 2
Views: 2246

Re: Blind faith

... is just the extension of the former (roughly) and the first 2 are probably essential to live a normal life. As autism demonstrate a total lack of empathy (the ability to make prediction on other people behaviour) seriously damage the ability to live in society. Less so for the rest. But in a way ...

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by canalon
Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Blind faith
Replies: 37
Views: 23696

Re: Genetic Transmission

... of noise. This has all been really fantastic. This goes a long way to support my hypothesis about the nature of replicators. Peace and Love and Empathy, Matt

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by Bembanadian
Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic Transmission
Replies: 17
Views: 15034

Re: Genetic Transmission

... translation and without translation you have nothing ;) So do viruses hijack the ribosomes of infected cells for translation? Peace and Love and Empathy, Matt

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by Bembanadian
Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:51 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic Transmission
Replies: 17
Views: 15034
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