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At first, fierce compassion may sound like a paradox. We tend to associate fierceness with aggression, and compassion with its opposite: altruism, care for others, and selfless love. In exploring the tension between these concepts, I looked fierceness up in the dictionary, and learned that it also conveys “heartfelt and powerful action”—a label that undoubtedly fits every single Skoll awardee.