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Compassion

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  1. a profound human emotion prompted by the pain of others

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  2. that which makes the heart of the good move at the pain of others

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  3. often, though not inevitably, the key component in what manifests in the social context as altruism

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  4. More vigorous than empathy, the feeling commonly gives rise to an active desire to alleviate another's suffering

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  5. In ethical terms, the various expressions down the ages of the so-called Golden Rule embody by implication the principle of compassion: Do to others as you would have done to you

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