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Reading Answers 2 - #2 1 a Since we cannot feel what...

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#2 1 a. Since we cannot feel what another person is feeling our imaginations step in and place us in their position. From that we form some idea of his sensations. b. We imagine both passion and a situation. c. Pity and compassion are different from sympathy because they are geared towards sorrow. 2 a. To approve – you entirely sympathize with them. Not to approve – we don’t entirely sympathize with them. b. Propriety is based more on the decency or un-gracefulness of an action. Merit is based on whether the action is beneficial or harmful. 3 a. It is because mankind are disposed to more entirely sympathize with our joy than with our sorrow, that we make parade of our riches and conceal our poverty. b. To be observed, to be attended to, to be taken notice of with sympathy, complacency, and approbation, are all the advantages which we can propose to derive from it. 4 a. He is ashamed of it and makes him or her seem isolated and out of the sight of mankind. b.
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2009 for the course BE 123 taught by Professor Roger during the Spring '09 term at Limestone.

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Reading Answers 2 - #2 1 a Since we cannot feel what...

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