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Session 1: Empathy
Engage: Session 1 Checklist
Watch, read, or listen to as many of the following as possible before we meet. Use the questions to reflect on the media.
☐ Brené Brown on Empathy (3 min)
☐ Step Inside the Circle (7 min)
☐ The DNA Journey (5 min)
☐ The Egg (Option to read) (8 min)
☐ Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability - TED Talk (20 min)
☐ Johann Hari: Everything You Know About Addiction is Wrong - TED Talk (14 min)
☐ Podcast: Invisibilia - Season 1, Episode 4 - Entanglement (1 hour) "This week, you'll meet a woman who can physically feel what she sees others feeling. We'll also explore the ways in which all of us are connected – more literally than you might realize"
This project hired actors but they were asked to engage
in the activity as their authentic selves.
Watch the Youtube video, or read the story here.
What source did you enjoy the most?
What did these sources say about empathy? How are they similar or different?
What idea or thought did you find most impactful?
Did any of these sources make you think differently about empathy? In what way?
How is this topic relevant in your life? How have they impacted you?