The list of pains can change from country to country, but we can also see a large similarity in some areas. It can also change between different groups in the same country. The pain is our reaction to a conflict between how we believe the world should be and how we think it currently is. It’s a mixture of facts, emotions, values, perspectives. When relating to the pain of others, there can be a range between denial, contempt, acknowledgement, understanding, sympathizing.