The Dog’s Bollocks

Truth is like a dog’s bollocks – pretty obvious if you care to look.

Why have we become so suspicious of kindness?

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This turned up on a couple of blogs last week and struck me as one of the freshest insights I’ve read in a while.

Kindness has gone out of fashion. In the age of the rampant free market and the selfish gene, compassion is seen as either narcissism or weakness. So why have we become so suspicious of one of our most basic – and pleasurable – human qualities, ask Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor

Love thy neighbour: Why have we become so suspicious of kindness? | Books | The Guardian

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The Dog’s Bollocks

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