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Title: good news: teacher holds baby while teaching
Post by: Galen on May 18, 2015, 05:30:07 pm
A professor holds and comforts a student baby while he gives his lecture

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1156/Professor-Of-The-Year-Calms-Crying-Baby-For-Embarrassed-Student-And-Continues-His-Lecture (http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1156/Professor-Of-The-Year-Calms-Crying-Baby-For-Embarrassed-Student-And-Continues-His-Lecture)
Title: Re: good news: teacher holds baby while teaching
Post by: Provider on May 20, 2015, 11:56:49 pm
What should be good if a teacher hold a child while should doing his job? Affecting the students and lead their concentration astray?
Title: Re: good news: teacher holds baby while teaching
Post by: Galen on May 21, 2015, 07:51:40 am
What should be good if a teacher hold a child while should doing his job? Affecting the students and lead their concentration astray?

You didn't read the article

The baby was crying, therefore was disturbing the class, the mother could not quiet the child.
The Professor took the baby in his arms, soothed the baby and continued to teach, so that all the students, including the mother, could learn

He could have just told the mother to leave with the child. It is a great example of Compassion

get it now!
Title: Re: good news: teacher holds baby while teaching
Post by: Provider on May 21, 2015, 10:35:13 am
Compassion for him self, for the mother, the child or the whole class?
Title: Re: good news: teacher holds baby while teaching
Post by: Galen on May 21, 2015, 10:49:29 am
Compassion for him self, for the mother, the child or the whole class?

Compassion for the baby, because it was crying
Compassion for the mother because she was likely frustrated and embarrassed that her child was disrupting the class
Compassion for the mother because she wants to stay in class and learn as well.
Compassion for the class because theywant to learn from the lecture.

This professor is a real mensch!
Title: Re: good news: teacher holds baby while teaching
Post by: Provider on May 21, 2015, 10:52:46 am
Sure? Seems Mr/Mrs Galen has a lot of assuming included. And what is compassion after all? "Real Mensch", sounds also very... unreal? biased?
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