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Psychology of Sympathizing with Death

Psychology of Sympathizing with Death

  1. Why do we sympathize in general when we see something or someone dying even if we personally don't know it/them?
  2. Is there any species other than humans which sympathize with the death of its own species?
  3. Is there any species other than humans which sympathize with the death of other species?

  1. Empathy (exists because cooperation can lead to better survival chances)
  2. Elephants, apes (chimpanzee), donkeys.
  3. Dolphins at least see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empathy#Evolution

https://books.google.ch/books?hl=en&lr=&id=tNaTfIlMh8wC&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=empathy+death+animal&ots=2J8RPQfOy3&sig=BJuNrb4k7JtiVAFqmWEbeZjiFB8#v=onepage&q=dolphin&f=false


Watch the video: Sympathy for the Villain. (January 2022).