Empathy in Psychotherapy, Buddhist Mind-training, and Global Consciouness
In this three-class Buddhism and Psychology Series Dr. Neale explores the role of empathy in transforming the individual, society and the planet in peril. Inspired by the genius of Jeremy Rifkin’s book Empathic Civilization that traces the development of empathy through human evolution, Dr. Neale adds practical methods for the conscious cultivation of empathy through psychotherapy, Buddhist mind-training (lojong), and even modern media and technologies. Classes begin with period of guided mindfulness, compassion and visualization respectively. Recorded live at the Interdependence Project.
The Empathic Civilization, Article by Jeremy Rifkin