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An eight-year-old boy takes a break on a damaged pile of bricks at the brick factory where he works on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

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An eight-year-old boy takes a break on a damaged pile of bricks at the brick factory where he works on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

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A student holds up a sign after a performance by actors during an Ebola awareness campaign at a school in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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A student holds up a sign after a performance by actors during an Ebola awareness campaign at a school in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani flash victory signs at a refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey.

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Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani flash victory signs at a refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey.

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Anyone can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort to remain a civilized man.
Leonard Woolf (via quotes-shape-us)

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A man and two children drive in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip on October 14, 2014. [Majdi Fathi/Zuma Press]

A man and two children drive in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip on October 14, 2014. [Majdi Fathi/Zuma Press]

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The problem is that empathy – the attempt to feel or think how someone else is feeling or thinking – isn’t a reliable way of doing good.