And FIRST OF ALL understand that they don't want fucking religious DOGMA crammed down their throat as a single solution. It's just not respectful! Shame on you. Some people are dieing here and you give such lousy advice. Take time and put yourself in others shoes! Some people are ready to go. If you had a clue to the complexities involved. Obviously any joker can join one of these sites - Boo!
I don't thnk empathy is always taught. I think I am pretty empathetic, and it sure wasnt taught in my home. I think some people come by it more naturaly. Ive also known peopel who honestly dont care how other people feel, but thier parents did tyr to teach them differently.