February 6, 2020
Open discussion about Empathy / Compassion ( deadline: Monday, Feb 10)
As a critical thinker, discuss the following idea:
In a world full of hostility and animosity among the different social classes, do you think that empathy or compassion can change people’s lives? Justify.
Your essay that you will present as a public speaking must involve the following parts:
1- Introduction. The introduction is composed of three parts: a grabbing sentence; b- linking sentence; c- a thesis. Example:
Empathy has been one of the debated issues in the world, in the recent years. Worldwide experts, including sociologists and educators, agree that the causes of the decline of empathy in the society are various. To state some: Self-involvement and prejudice. Nevertheless, we can overcome these obstacles by engaging students in community service activities and teaching them the importance of sharing.
2- After the introduction, write 2 paragraphs to develop your idea. Then, present your conclusion.
Please, in your essay use the material ( handout) we had in class.
Your essay should be in 100-200 words.
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Post your essay down.