CE Credits: 1
Sometimes, even in the most dreadful circumstances, there are those who are able to act with rare courage and great kindness. Find out how the power of human compassion can kindle individuals’ capacity for extraordinary acts of conscience and moral connection through a real-life war story of courage, faith, and determination in the face of horror.
Diane Ackerman, Ph.D., one of our most brilliant and celebrated nature and science writers, combines acute observation and stringent analysis with a poet’s gift for dazzling metaphor. She’s the author of such bestselling books as A Natural History of the Senses, A Natural History of Love, and An Alchemy of Mind.
1. Discuss the impact of compassion on our reactions to horror
2. Describe the relationship of the traumas of war and conscience
3. Name 2 ways to develop compassion
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