Essay on Empathy The Super Power By Sam Ferrigno

913 Words Apr 19th, 2015 4 Pages
Empathy the Super Power Sam Ferrigno, in his article, “Everyday Heroes: 8 Real Super Powers Every Human Has (And Sometimes Takes for Granted)” gives list of the human superpowers. The superpowers include Materialization-Imagination, Healing Touch- Compassion, Cloning-Memory, super Strength- Endurance, Telepathy- Intuition, Invulnerability- Bravery, and Empathy – Empathy. He claims every human has special super power and character traits that are unnoticed. He defines and explains very nicely the characteristics of the superpowers. According to Sam Ferrigno, Empathy means “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another”. Based on the definition my belief is that “Empathy” is my superpower because I always try to understand others feeling whether he or she is sad or happy. Because I listen carefully and try to understand my friends’ problem, that’s why my all friends want to share their feelings with me. “Empathy is the supernatural ability to fully interpret and replicate the emotions, moods, and temperaments of others”. (Ferrigno). It is natural tendency that we as humans empathize with other people’s problems. However, this ability can be varying from person to person. Some people are good to show the empathy towards the others while some are not Empathy is an important skill that plays a major role in communication and social life. People use empathy and see the world from another’s point of view. People should be empathized because empathy is so…

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