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Why Empathy Is Better Than Sympathy

An animated short by Katy Davis (Gobblynne).

This is empathy:

This is sympathy:

See the difference:

View this video on YouTube

The original speech is from a podcast by Dr Brené Brown.

The animation is by Katy Davis, aka Gobblynne, a Bristol-based animator and illustrator who has won numerous "best of" UK awards. You can follow her on Youtube, Twitter, and buy her works at Society6.