If we were unable to feel pain or suffering 

If we were unable to feel pain or suffering, would we feel empathy for others? Would we be compassionate? 
Empathy is a lot about knowing what pain is like, and feeling compassion when watching someone else suffer. So,  what if we felt nothing negative, ever? 
There would be nothing to relate with or understand when seeing someone else suffer, so there would be no feeling of “I need to help, I need to alleviate this person’s pain”. 

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