On the dawn of election day 2016 Jeff, Mona and Allen discuss compassion fatigue. What do you do when you’re tired of caring? When you’re tired of believing anything is going to change? These are questions many people who desire to be a part of a bigger solution face. And although no one really has the answers, it helps to talk about it and know we are not alone in our occasional desire to give up. And since it is election day we close out the episode with our own exercise in democracy in a segment called Biblical Elections.
Compassion Fatigue Conversation (00:43)
Biblical Elections Segment (54:07)
From Our Compassion Fatigue Conversation
- Compassion Fatigue
- Sarah McLachlan Animal Cruelty Video (YouTube)
- All About Mindfulness – Finding Peace in a World of Mass Distraction – 009 (Irenicast Episode)
- Hunger in America – Interview with Allison Bovell – 035 (Irenicast Episode)
- Consumption by the United States
- Is Not Having Children Selfish? Far From It (Video)
- California Proposition 8 (2008)
- This episode discusses the study behind how people change their minds. YANSS 086 – Change My View (You Are Not So Smart Podcast Episode)
- The Revolution Will Not Be Patronized (Article on Ben & Jerry’s Connection with Occupy Wall Street Movement)
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