In framing one's access to fellow-feeling
in terms of an imaginative modulation between orders, Smith highlights sympathy's facility in activating the motion of intersubjective "exchange.
9) Benevolence constitutes one such type of "social feeling" and the ability to both recognize and respond to the suffering of another with charitable fellow-feeling
became crucial to nineteenth-century constructions of identity.
But I cannot have a fellow-feeling
of your benefit, utility or advantage because these things are not feelings to begin with.
Section Two, 'Utopias contra lo inhumano,' dwells on utopian responses to such human sufferings and deformations as grief, prostitution (in spirit rather more than in the flesh), pessimism, social oppression, lack of fellow-feeling
He adds a specifically "Jewish" interpretation of Rambam's conduct: "We might think of such labors on behalf of one's brethren as exemplifying the pity, benevolence, generosity, kindness, and fellow-feeling
that the Torah tries to inculcate in its adherents in a hundred different ways" (p.
Jerry said: "I saw Prince Andrew the other night and there was a real fellow-feeling
However just it may be on the side of the opprest, yet it doth not in the least, or rather ought not, abate that love and fellow-feeling
which we ought to have for our brother fellow men" (1-2).
So I'm wondering, can a man like Galeano, can the rest of us, continue the struggle without hoping, without believing, without the nice-nice, without the fellow-feeling
and martyrdom that make past uglinesses, cruelties, and sufferings palatable?
If so, their solidarity and fellow-feeling
will be their only reward.
He first delineates a zone of fellow-feeling
across the social order in early seventeenth-century England.
I didn't know the man from Adam's blue ox, but did not feel-inclined to share much fellow-feeling
with him, much less embrace or even respect his ill-formed and mean-spirited opinion.
Certainly more audible, because closer, were the emotional strains of the Great Depression, the anxieties and uncertainties offset by something deeply sustaining: a real sense of fellow-feeling
and community that grew out of the experience of shared suffering.