- May 5, 2004
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My lack of empathy for humans? If anything I have an overactive sense of empathy for humans, especially when it comes to trivial mundane things that people would normally laugh about.
This wasn't about my feelings, this was about trying to explain why other people feel the way they do. The only thing that relates to me with what I said, was the movie subject... and that's entirely different. It's a movie... but I still always feel sad when the hero's dog dies or something.
Just because I feel that way with the movies, which aren't real, doesn't mean I feel that way in real life.
I am deeply disturbed every time people die in ways that are violent and terrifying, and saddened at the state of world affairs. That doesn't mean I can't also feel strong about puppies dying in cruel ways.
dont get your panties in a bunch I too feel more of an emotional impact when an animal is killed in a movie ..the lack of empathy is in some small part due to a feeling that since no human is innocent they may have had some part in their ultimate fate ..like it or not humans are still capable of casual barbarism agaisnt their fellow man. All I'm saying is that sometimes sympathies are woefully one sided