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A TED Talk by Brene Brown.
Unless we dare to be vulnerable, until we have the courage to open our hearts and be truth to our own selves, empathy may be difficult to reach.
Here's a brilliant way to create a pop up Empathy Cafe (without the coffee). Put a kid's ball pit in the middle of the street and invite strangers to sit in it together and talk. The silly setting opens them up to funny and moving conversations.
imho, evidence of compassion:
Kieslowski's short 1980 film documentary 'Talking Heads', made for Polish state TV, takes people from all backgrounds and all ages (from one to one hundred years old) and simply asks them two things:
Who are you?
What do you want?