I'm not sure that compassion has ever been uncool, at least not with me, but even I'm not foolish enough to think we've manifested all we need to get by (You're all I need to get by... everybody sing! God, the stuff we can do without apps!:).
Click the title for the follow up interview to Karen Armstrong's TED award. TED funds ideas worth spreading. Karen's idea was The Charter of Compassion. It's worth reading. Here's a link to the original TED award speech, in case you missed it.
Enjoy the day.