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5 Bio-empathy

Ability to see things from nature’s point of view; to understand, respect, and learn from its patterns.

A significant part of the pleasure of eating is in one’s accurate consciousness of the lives and the world from which the food comes. WENDELL BERRY

EATING IS EVERYONE’S EVERYDAY LINK with nature. If we eat with consciousness about where our food comes from, we have the potential to empathize more deeply with natural processes. Eating with awareness is one form of bio-empathy, the ability to learn from nature. Bio-empathy applies to many different forms of leadership in many different ways. Bio-empathy is leadership through a ...

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