…undamental way: human agency. Unlike the coronavirus, which infects people no matter their mindset, the kindness contagion only works if we recognize acts of kindness. We can’t emulate what we don’t see, and we don’t always see kindness. Stephen Jay Gould, the late H…
Thank you for writing this article, very interesting and hopeful.
The kindness you showed in writing this, inspired me to not give up on writing this:
Why You Should Smile at Strangers
They might smile back and a shared smile is a precious moment.
In which I make a case for ‘smiling’ as the most effective way to spread the kindness contagion.
Like you, I hope that this altruistic behaviour continues long after this pandemic is gone…maybe, like you say, if we continue to give kindness recognition then it’s spread will continue. Thank you for doing your bit in this regard!
All the best,