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Compassion meditation

This activity by the UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center walks individuals through a process of developing empathy for others, including those who could be seen as “enemies.” The reflection begins with compassion for friends and moves outwards toward enemies and toward the world at large, an important skill when crossing the divide between people with widely divergent values (Practice M1).

   Tool

   30 minutes

   By: Greater Good Science Center

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners


Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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