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    Kindness is in everyone Kindness is like a chocolate chip cookie, it is always nice to have. Kindness can be a little as holding the elevator door open to something as big as donating a kidney. Kindness can be seen as many different things or acts, but it is simply being generous without wanting anything in return. This is not to be confused with being a doormat or being someone who is easily used to your expense. There is kindness everywhere around us. For example, in “The Odyssey” by Homer. The

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    do not recognize that someone wants to help them. The people mentioned had been given or received kindness from someone but they do not know that they are trying to help. The types of kindness that will be shown is kindness within the Finch family, kindness shown through neighbours, and kindness of acquaintances. It is shown that kindness is taken for granted. The Finch family takes kindness for granted in different ways. Calpurnia is a busy person but she still spends time with Scout when

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    It only takes a little bit of kindness to start a chain of change in this world. In the liberty mutual commercial, a young man not paying attention almost walks into a busy street, a lady who sees him, grabs his arm and pulls him back. This is a huge example of being kind and it benefited his life, and possibly the drivers life too. Also, the movie “Pay it Forward” is a movie about a boy who does random acts of kindness and instead of being payed back, wants it to be payed forward to another person

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    Kindness can give and receive in many different ways. It can eigther make us happy happy or make somebody angry and cause a problem that was not worth it. “Professor Sonja Lyubomirsky from the University of California asked participants in the study to preform random act of kindness over ten weeks. She found happiness increased with people who preformed a wide variety of kind acts over people who preformed one act of kindness repeatedly.” (Buckis) This suggestes that people are happy when they are

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    Kindness Is A Cure Kindness is defined as the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. Now that may sound sappy and cheesy but think about it being kind is not always the easiest thing, it takes a lot of effort. Also can’t it be said that kindness is a cure. Of course it won’t cure cancer or HIV/AIDS or the common cold, but it can cure the heart. Kindness can cure the heart of the blues and it’s not a hard process to go through either. One simple act of kindness can chip away a piece

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    We had to perform random acts of kindness for our friend and family. We have been reading a book by Jerry Spinelli called, “Stargirl”. In the book it says how Stargirl did random acts of kindness to people she doesn’t know. It also told us how people reacted to the random acts of kindness that stargirl did to them. Surprisingly, some treated the acts of kindness as jokes. Everyday I ride the bus with one of my friends named Andres. During the acts of kindness I decided to be more serious with

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    Have you ever wondered how the power of kindness helps? Why are people so nice to someone that treats them awful, no matter how they feel they still show people their kindness. The three things about the power of kindness, and they are people of this generation are cold hearted, in need of kind people and what to do to receive and give kindness. Like in “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the old man was kind because he didn't mine that he was chained up like an animal

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    Joseph Smith Hero

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    Even though some people may have not liked him and said/did mean and awful things to him, he was still a role model and kind to all. In the Liahona magazine, there is an article called “Joseph Smith, Prophet of Kindness”, By Kenneth W. Godfrey. With different stories of Joseph being a kind man. Like in 1841, the Walker family consisting of father, John Walker, the mother, Lydia Adams Holmes Walker, and their ten children, moved to Nauvoo. They were very poor, and

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    "The Canterbury Tales," is a contrast of realistic qualities that Chaucer entitles to every single character, is an illustration of the society in which Geoffrey Chaucer lived. It portrays the culture and class system of the medieval ages. Within the Canterbury tales one of the most interesting characters introduced is the Knight. Chaucer refers to the Knight as “the most distinguished man” and a romantic, heroic figure, with the highest placed member on society. As the story evolves the knights

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    Group Process learned from reading The Schopenhauer Cure Groups: A Fragile Ecosystem In order to interpret skills presented in The Schopenhauer Cure, it is important to understand the various techniques and speaking methods of protagonist Julius Hertzfeld. It appears Julius views the group as an ecosystem, an organized structure consisting of parts, similar to the systems of the human body. The main conflict explored within this book is the introduction of Philip into the delicate structure of

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    A Lust For Power For as long as man ate the forbidden fruit, individuals are poisoned with the need to be superior and the want to exercise their power on those of lesser stature. In Inferno, Dante Alighieri explores different ways in which individuals abuse their power, leading to the conclusion that although some individuals may have the power to use their platform for good or peace, they choose to act selfishly in order to be above others. Dante achieves in conveying this concept through his

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    Many times throughout a person’s life, we are asked many times who we are. We are asked, what characteristic makes us who we are. The truth is, all of the answers that we come up with can be surmised into one word; culture. Culture effects almost every aspect of our lives; from the way we celebrate certain holidays, to the way we talk and act. Just like how every person has a unique set of fingerprints, everyone has a culture that describes only themselves. In this way, my cultural identity is also

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    “Desiree’s Baby” is a story written by Kate Chopin. This short story is about a young girl named Desiree who was adopted by the Valmonde family. She later on falls in love and gets married to Armand Aubigny, the owner of the plantation; L’ Abri. Desiree’s ends up having her first child, but there is something different about this baby that makes Armand avoid his wife and child. It turns out that the baby is of mixed race and Armand blames Desiree. In the end Armand tells Desiree to leave with her

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    The theme of the dystopian novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is survival. Katniss Everdeen is the epitome of this theme; her disposition luckily possesses all of the attributes needed to survive. Katniss displays the theme of survival because she is resourceful, has integrity, and has perseverance. One trait of Katniss's that helps project the story's theme of survival is her resourcefulness. Before Katniss rests and goes to sleep in the Games, she chooses to set snares to protect herself

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    If implored to think of a traditional white, Christian, middle class family, many would conjure up similar images to the white picket fence living characterized so strongly in mass media. Turn on the TV and there they are- the perfect white suburban family. Two kids, named Matt and Sarah, and their dog; Sasha, a Golden Retriever, of course. Mom stays at home with the kids, holding down the fort while Dad dons his monkey suit to work at the law firm each day. Evidenced here is how easily stereotypes

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    Kindness Intervention

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    specific behaviour that is known to cause happiness. For this second intervention, I have decided to do acts of kindness for three days. Numerous past studies, including those conducted by Layous, Nelson, Oberle, Schonert-Reichl, and Lyubomirsky (2012), Kerr, O’Donovan, and Pepping (2014), and Otake, Shimai, Tanaka-Matsumi, Otsui, and Fredrickson have indicated that participating in acts of kindness can lead to increased levels of happiness and well-being. Layous et al. (2012) had 415 participants from

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    Kindness In Stargirl

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    The author’s message about kindness vs. bullying, been kindness to other people, they would respect you back. But, bullying to others does not work out with others because you don’t respect others and they would not respect you back. The thematic idea of kindness vs. bullying is shown in the novel Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli when Leo, Stargirl, and others show us the importance of been kindness and bullying through Stargirl’s act of kindness and Leo and others been rude behind Stargirl’s back. Stargirl’s

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    Kindness In Religion

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    through message of love and kindness. It is the church main reason why their behavior of this sort is sown. The church must seek to bear fruit of love and compassion in the lives of those losing faith in God. Faith is important and powerful in every unexpected situation in anyone’s life here on earth. If the church present itself unrelated to losing faith, how might a person be reach that has lost faith? Obviously, the church cannot give up on reaching the hurting. Time, effort, and presence saves

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    What does it mean to be kind? Kindness is a choice, it’s something you can choose to “put on” everyday. Kindness is love in action, it is something that you do, it’s a practical expression of love. It’s visible and active, not just emotional. In Gabriel’s story a man with enormous wings helps Pelayo and Elisenda with money problems. “Although many thought that his reaction had not been one of rage but of pain.” (Marquez Pg. 8) After a while the man was the spotlight for the show so Pelayo and

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    The power of kindness is often times something society underestimates. I believe the power of kindness is undeniable and unfathomable, and grasping this concept can seem almost impossible. One cannot begin to truly fathom the power of kindness until they witness it firsthand. As a waitress, I come across all kinds of people; bubbly, self-deserving, and well-rounded individuals have all come into my place of work and sat at one of my tables. However, the ones I feel the most blessed to serve are

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