Empathy Exercise Essay

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CheckPoint: Empathy Exercise (Due Day 5) Animosity often exists because people are unwilling or unable to see the world or a single experience from the perspective of another person. People often make snap judgments based on the first thing they see or hear about a person. • Consider a person in your life, a neighbor or coworker about whom you have negative feelings. Think about how you formed those feelings. • Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Describe a specific time in your life when you made a snap judgment about a person. Where you correct? Where you wrong? What did you learn from this experience? A time where I made a snap judgment was when I met my coworker. My coworker was quiet and when he did speak he was often too direct and often insulting. The way he spoke to others was as if he looked down to everybody and everyone had to do things as he said it was as if he owned the company instead of being just an employee. I had a very bad perspective of him and did not like him at all. Yes, he did does have a particular personality but when you do get to know him he is actually quiet nice. My coworker is a very smart man and just likes things done in a certain way to be certain that they are done correctly. Although his attitude is often offensive he does not mean to be, his attitude is just too direct and to the point. I did learn that we have to get to know somebody to before we pass judgment on someone. Not everything is as it seems. Even though my coworker seemed like a rude and obnoxious man, he was actually a very nice man who is too direct and to the point that is often misunderstood and
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