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Human nature is often portrayed as selfish and power hungry, but research by Dacher Keltner finds that we are hard-wired to be kind.
Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things… “Kindness” — Naomi Shihab Nye . After they’d split my brain, mended the artery that burst asunder and left … Continue reading →
. Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn’t go quite as expected — but that taught him a big lesson: Don’t wait to … Continue reading →
The unconventional children’s television pioneer celebrated dignity and kindness in the age of mass media. Rogers says that in times of “scary news,” of tragedy and disaster, his mother taught … Continue reading →
One of my fondest memories of my mother is this— seeing her on the corner of Mt. Pleasant and Hobart when I’d caught up with her and my dad after … Continue reading →
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