I Cry, Therefore I Am

Read Michael Trimble's article in The New York Times, on tears and  crying and the link to our very existence: "our brain evolved circuits to allow us to experience empathy and compassion, which in turn made civilization, and an ethics based on compassion, possible."

Link to article: I Cry, Therefore I am

Now, watch the video of tearful President Obama thanking his campaign staff after the 2012 election: