Tag Archives: compassion

Of mice and boy

The boy had learnt his lesson in compassion from two mice – one a big field rat in a trap and one a tiny dead mouse.

Death tells a story – The Book Thief

At the cost of sounding morbid, I would say that Death personified by Markus Zusak in The Book Thief completely fascinates me. He is shown as not only having a heart, but also compassion.

Lessons in compassion on a train journey

A terrible migraine interspersed with the conversation of my fellow passengers taught me a lot of things and made me think — about the need for compassion and how dangerous the lack of it can be especially among wannabe social ‘reformers.’

Etiquette? What is that??

An ex-Navy man and blogger, Rahul Bhatia writes on issues that touch us, be it women’s safety or terrorism — in a gentle but forceful manner. He uses both verse and prose to get his point across to the readers. I enjoy his posts for their simplicity and because they often find an echo in […]

Children and sensitivity

By shielding children from the plight of the poor and powerless aren’t we ensuring that they grow up into insensitive adults who shun such realities to avoid being ‘depressed’?