The biggest problems of our times all come down to this word that starts with 'E'

First, he's gonna dismiss "empathy" as the hot buzzword getting thrown around, then he's going to show us how powerful it is when used the right way.

The biggest problems of our times all come down to this word that starts with 'E'

If you can watch the video, stop here. If not, keep scrolling.

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If you can't watch the video, here is the breakdown.

Right now, empathy is something of a buzzword that's only being used as a surface concept:

Empathy could be tapped into in smarter ways than just buzzwords, though:

Did you know that an empathic movement is what accomplished this turning point in history?

Imagine how we could start a new huge movement toward empathy. He has some neat ideas:

Ultimately, we can get further now as a human race by swapping introspection for "outrospection."

Now, if you like that, I urge you to go back and watch the video if you can. There was way more good stuff packed in it than I could ever fit in these GIFs. And if you love it, that's what the share button ▼ down there ▼ is for!

This article originally appeared on 01.09.18

Why should a superintendent get a raise while teachers in the same district struggling to make ends meet see their paychecks flatline — year after year after year?

Teacher Deyshia Hargrave begged the question. Minutes later, she was handcuffed and placed in the backseat of a cop car.

The scene was captured below by YouTube user Chris Rosa, who attended a board meeting for Vermilion Parish Schools in Louisiana.

You can watch Hargrave begin speaking about 33 seconds in. The situation starts becoming contentious around 6:35 minutes. Hargrave is arrested at 8:35, and then walked outside in handcuffs and placed in the back of police vehicle. (Story continues below.)

"We work very hard with very little to maintain the salaries that we have," Hargrave, who teaches middle school language arts, said during a public comment portion of the meeting, stating that she's seen classroom sizes balloon during her time at the school with no increased compensation. "We're meeting those goals, while someone in that position of leadership [the superintendent] is getting raise? It's a sad, sad day to be a teacher in Vermilion Parish."

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