I think we are born to connect with one another; everyone needs and benefits from the satisfaction of human relations. Understanding the feelings of others, apart from being in touch with our own feelings, capacities, and limitations is the key for a satisfactory coexistence among humans. Unfortunately, this understanding is not born spontaneously, but from what we call empathy. So what is empathy? Empathy is the effort to recognize and understand the feelings and attitudes of people, as well as the circumstances that affect them at any given time. We are certainly that, when we put ourselves in somebody else's shoes we become together. According to Gandhi, he reminded us when he said, "three-fourths of the miseries in the world would end if we learn to resolve misunderstandings by putting ourselves in the shoes of opponents and by trying to understand their point of view.” Wouldn't we better ourselves if we
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