Sarah Silverman: A Master Class in Compassion

Today I direct your attention to Sarah Silverman, who recently had to deal with a Twitter troll.  Instead of lashing back or blocking him, she chose a more compassionate approach, reaching out to him and leveraging her influence to find help for his pain.  This response is being held up as a model of compassion, decency, and, well, humanity–all of which are qualities which seem to be in short supply in the world of social media nowadays.  Read the account by Jennifer Van Evra at CBC Radio to see how it all played out.


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