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Homo Empathicus

'Empathic Civilization': How Little Minds Are Wired For Compassion

David Elkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Elkind

In our world today we are seeing a battle between human values (homo empathicus) and economic values (homo averiticus). So far, homo empathicus appears to be losing this battle.

'Empathic Civilization': Is It Time To Replace The American Dream?

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeremy Rifkin

To suggest that the American Dream itself is misguided, outdated, and even damaging to the American psyche, would be considered almost treasonous. Yet, I would like to suggest just that.

Economic Recovery Will Fail Without Our Trust

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeremy Rifkin

Only recently, in the wake of the disastrous downturn of the global economy have some economists begun to turn their attention to the role social trust plays in providing the foundation for commerce and trade.

'Empathic Civilization' Excerpt: Homo-Empathicus, The Big Story That Historians Missed

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The following is an excerpt from the HuffPost book club pick for February, Jeremy Rifkin's "The Empathic Civilization". Historians, by and large, wri...