1. How much empathy do you feel towards other people?
  2. Do you think it’s possible to be too empathetic?
  3. Why might it be bad/good for a doctor to have a lot of empathy?
  4. In what other jobs is empathy very important?
  5. Who is the most empathetic person you know?
  6. When is it bad to have empathy?
  7. Why do you think humans feel empathy? Do you think animals can feel empathy?
  8. Do you think that people are born with empathy or are they taught it?
  9. If you see a homeless person on the street asking for money, what is the first thing you think about them?
  10. Are you good at knowing when something is wrong with a coworker or family member?
  11. What does the idiom “I feel your pain” mean? Have you ever felt some else’s pain?