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10 min animation on empathy from the acclaimed RSA Animate series. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.
Mr Big is a gorilla whose size terrifies everyone he encounters - leaving him deeply alone and lonely.
In my view, this is the quintessential empathy movie. A mother and a daughter change perspectives about life, love and family responsibilities, after they get to experience one full (hence freaky) Friday in each other's body.
Buber's distinction between I-Thou and I-It relationships is one of the greatest of all empathic philosophical concepts concerned with humanising 'the Other'.