To experience an intellectual discussion regarding compassion click on this movie on YouTube called "Compassion, Science and Society. Scientific explorations of Compassion and Altruism." The Role of Compassion in education and wider societal context is discussed by neuroscientists at Stanford University. The Dalai Lama was in attendance also on October 15, 2010 - This session focuses on the place of compassion, both in individuals" lives and in larger societal contexts, such as understanding across peoples and cultures as well as the future course of education." It examines how compassion and altruism can be brought into social and educational systems and what the benefits might be.