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Kindness is not a side issue: it is the GLUE which holds us all together.
Kindness evokes mistrust – what are your underlying motives? What are you expecting in return? Are you pursing self-righteous piety? “Doing it for the ‘likes’” in the parlance of the youth…
To be kind is to be bold.
Social Darwinism appears to be the antithesis of intelligent kindness – yet our interdependency and the reciprocity of kindness lies at the centre of ‘evolution’ as a species.