Why should we act compassionately? This is an important question for Westerners steeped in the Darwinian view that life is a selfish struggle. If only the toughest survive, isn’t compassion towards others self-defeating?
The belief that we are primarily competitors makes it difficult to see the benefits of compassion. But I’d like to suggest 3 ways in which we benefit by choosing compassion over selfishness.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.