Does compassion actually fade? In this episode, Whitney Lauritsen will help us explore compassion and tackle its different facets: including how and why it diminishes. There’s a whole theory behind that and we’re excited to uncover it with you! If you’re interested in knowing more about it, this episode is for you!
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06:33 Michelle and Whitney’s Friendship
09:06 Reminiscing Michelle and Whitney’s Good Ol’ Youtube Days
10:36 Youtube: A Time Capsule
10:59 Perseverance Leads to Growth
12:38 Whitney’s Introduction
13:24 How to make people remember your name
15:49 Whitney’s Passion Projects
16:37 Puppy Love and Vegan Life
19:36 Earthlings Documentary: Films that Change Your Lifestyle
21:35 Discussing the Compassion Fade
23:18 Unending Societal Problems: Start of Compassion Fatigue and Fade
23:41 Seeing the Bigger Picture to be Compassionate
25:10 Taking Action: Connecting with an Individual Suffering
26:23 One Death is a Tragedy, Thousands is a Statistic
29:33 Putting Help That Has a Greater Impact In Reducing Suffering
30:23 Peter Singer and Effective Altruism
30:43 One vs Many: Choosing Where to Help
31:33 Choosing to Make the Greatest Impact
32:24 Urgency of the Situation vs Will to Help
34:50 Money Matters: Not the Be all and End all
35:00 The Dark Side of Help Dependency
38:25 Decision Fatigue: Donation
38:55 Peter Singer's website to send donation: thelifeyoucansave.org
39:15 Donate What You Can
40:30 Unpacking the Reason: A Person's Lack of Compassion
42:38 Being Compassionate is Not a Race nor a Contest
43:30 Understanding Your Self-limits
45:49 Activism and Volunteerism that Work for You
51:17 Compassion Growth
52:46 Passion Projects that Work for You
53:48 Whitney’s Podcast
56:06 Whitney’s Website
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