You as a citizen
It can be argued that empathy is an essential trait of good citizens. Leaders need to be evaluated on how well they can understand the will of the people they represent. As a citizen, you would do well to evaluate candidates for American leadership on their ability to empathize with you and your fellow citizens.
- More on how citizen and leader empathy relates to democracy
- How to develop empathy
- Test your empathy ability (and also see quiz below)
DEMOCRACY-CENTRAL plans to provide some more fun empathy tests. STAY TUNED!