: the imaginative projection of a subjective state into an object so that the object appears to be infused with it
: the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.
: Ability to imagine oneself in another’s place and understand the other’s feelings, desires, ideas, and actions. The empathic actor or singer is one who genuinely feels the part he or she is performing. The spectator of a work of art or the reader of a piece of literature may similarly become involved in what he or she observes or contemplates.
“Be the change you want to see in the world”. I changed from eating a vegetarian diet to a VEGAN diet because it is the ONLY sentient, empathetic choice for me. I think it is the only option for any individual and for the world at this time. Watch this video and decide for yourself.