This article revolves around empathetic exhaustion similar to the one that came in HBR. Pl. see my comments in this section.
1. As with many other things, empathy in moderation makes sense for our own good
2. Making someone go through the rigors of fishing more on their own is more empathetic than providing fish to that person - depending on the urgency of the situation
Originally shared by Eric Schmidt
A #longread of the radio variety - it turns out your empathy may stop you from understanding and helping other people: https://goo.gl/YDsTch