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Empathy, Or The Lack Of It

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Mike_GX101

I struggle with empathy. I mean, I can feel sorry for people, but I couldn't imagine myself in their position. I tend to laugh at people's misfortune, I don't know why, I can't help it :(

 

That would be Schadenfreude then.

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Mike_GX101

But that's what I'm alluding to.  True, such a mentality of not feeling emotions might make one a suitable candidate to be an Undertaker where you would have to be able to undertake duties that would make most people very vexed indeed.

 

But my understanding is that prayer is a highly emotional process and people often pray when they feel vexed for one reason or another, or even because of their gratitude towards something good.  But if you feel no emotion then you have difficulty understanding prayer and would be the one, perhaps, watching everyone else praying and wondering what they were all doing.  Because it is quite difficult to feign prayer if you feel nothing at all and it is all too tempting to open your eyes and look around and admire the architecture of the interior of the church!!

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TriforceOfPower

I scored a 22 on the EQ. 

I'm heartless (sarcasm). 

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