#219- The Power of Compassion A Conversation with James R. Doty

 
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08 October 2020 17:56
 

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with James R. Doty about his memoir Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart. They discuss the significance of childhood stress, the possibility of changing one’s core beliefs about oneself, the relationship between surgeons and their patients, the nature of compassion, the Dalai Lama, the relationship between wealth and empathy, the worsening problem of social inequality, the physiology of compassion, the broken healthcare system in the U.S., and other topics.

#219- The Power of Compassion A Conversation with James R. Doty


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13 October 2020 10:00
 

This podcast was wonderful in that it suggested; “...a fundamental need for a compassion revolution.”  Yes and, “create a kinder, gentler society.”  “Health care is a necessity if you are to thrive in society.”  Their discussion easily cut through the political dogma of the American Health Care system and clearly extrapolated on its underlying issue..‘no unregulated free market profiteering.’  I understood this to be a direct result of our country being leaders in the world of the Capitalist Free market and how overly complicating an industry, like this, in the system can burry the truth it once began uncovering as it ends up growing so big that it casts a perma-shadow on itself from the sun.