They make it look so easy, connecting with another human being. It’s like no one told them it’s the hardest thing in the whole world.
: Dammit, how could you?! Those were innocent humans! They had nothing to do with this! Jovian
: You speak as if I care
: Do you know how many villages were destroyed just so you could lure Kikyō out?! Hakudōshi
: Oh, please
. Is that
what you're so upset about?
I wasn't being
paid to feel.
"This creature was discarded at birth as a poor imitation. He was shown no compassion, no conscience. Therefore, he has none. He knows only one thing: survival."
: We may be lesser beings to you, but at least we value a life no matter what it is, something that clearly you, as powerful and ascended as you claim to be, cannot understand. Hex
: It's not that I don't understand. It's just that I couldn't care less.
My concern limits me. He has no limits. I care too much about the consequences of my actions. He doesn't care at all.
Do you look at insects and worms on the ground and think them foolish? No. Your position is so far above theirs that you cannot feel one way or the other about them, right?
That is how I see humankind.
Viridi: Your disregard for life is just astounding. Could you be any more callous?
: Well, I could try
You idiot! That wasn't kindness, it was cunning! She's a Gypsy! Gypsies are not capable of real love! Think boy! Think of your mother...
What I like about Cindy is that she has so much less compassion than other girls.
I would . . . talk to her about that and get her mind off of the, uh, anything she was nervous about. And think, you know, she thinks, oh, this guy cares, and which I, I didn't. I just wanted to, uh, get her in the vehicle and eventually kill her.
You said that the victims all took the poison themselves. He *makes* them take it. Well, maybe he, I dunno, talks to them?
Maybe he used the death of her daughter somehow? Sherlock:
Yeah, but that was ages ago! Why would she still be upset? (John stares at him)
... Not good? John:
Bit not good, yeah.
Reese, do you know what empathy is? Reese:
Well, empathy is putting yourself in people's shoes so you can feel what they do. If you hurt someone, empathy makes you hurt as well. Reese: Then why would you want empathy?
(watching a grieving family) Look at them. They all care
so much. Do you ever wonder if there's something wrong with us? Mycroft:
All lives end. All hearts are broken. Caring is not an advantage, Sherlock.
So, say you got a soul, and you're on a case, and your brother gets abducted by aliens. Dean:
Yeah, and you do everything you can to get him back! Sam:
Right, you do. But
... what about when there are no more leads for the night? I mean, you're supposed to just sit there in the dark and suffer, even when there's nothing that can be done at that moment? Dean:
YES! You sit in the dark and you - you feel the loss. Sam:
Absolutely, but - but couldn't I just do all that and
have sex with the hippie chick? Dean:
It would be in the dark.
What I lack in compassion I make up for in lack of compassion.
He knew he
should feel bad for the dork, but he only felt annoyed. He felt worse about the fact that he
didn’t feel bad than he did about what he’d just read.
: You set things in motion, play your little games up here in your glass and chrome tower, and people die - innocent
people! Holland Manners
: And yet, I just can't seem to care.
Terence Fletcher: Now… now answer my question. Were you rushing? Or were you dragging? ANSWER!!!
Andrew Neyman: Rushing… (sheds a single-tear; Fletcher quickly notices)
Neyman: No... (Neyman tries to wipe his tear)
Fletcher: No, so you don’t give a shit about any of this?
Neyman: I do give a sh…
Fletcher: So are you upset? Yes or fucking no.
Fletcher: You are upset…
Fletcher: Say it.
Neyman: (mumbling) I’m upset.
Fletcher: Say it so the whole band can hear you.
Neyman: I’m upset…
Neyman: I’m upset!
Neyman: I’m upset!
Neyman: (now red-faced and bawling uncontrollably) I’M UPSET!!!
: Carl. (Carl replaces a crying Neyman on the drums
) Start practicing harder, Neyman. “Whiplash
”… bar 1-25, big boy tempo. 5, 6, and…