Do not think I am not grateful for your small
kindness to me.
I like small kindnesses.
In fact I actually prefer them to the more
substantial kindness, that is always eying you
like a large animal on a rug,
until your whole life reduces
to nothing but waking up morning after morning
Acts of kindness that you can practise in your daily life.
Being kind is a way of living that keeps giving long after the kind thoughts, words, and actions have taken place. Kindness is a force without force, and it goes well beyond manners to the very heart of how people respect and treat one another...
If kindness is the act of being kind as defined by the Oxford dictionary, it means "caring about others; gentle, friendly and generous". However, I believe that the definition can be extended and better encompassed by the Australian Kindness Movement which states "an act of kindness is a message from...
act of kindness is a spontaneous gesture of goodwill towards someone or something - our fellow humans, the animal kingdom, and the kingdom of nature. Kind words and deeds come from a state of benevolence, generated by a core response deep within all of us. When we carry out an act of kindness it is a...
he meets with many hardships and recounts many tales of cruelty and kindness.
Each short chapter recounts an incident in Black Beauty's life containing a
lesson or moral typically related to the kindness, sympathy, and understanding
treatment of horses, with Sewell's detailed observations...
This is a short summary on Tom Regan’s passage on animal rights. In short, the Animal Rights movement stands for the eradication of the use of animals in scientific experiments, animal agriculture for commercial purposes and the hunting and trapping of animals for sport. While some...
such an impact in animal rights like the novel Black Beauty has. Even after its first publishing in 1877, the classical novel still remains an all-time favorite amongst readers of all ages. The now famous black horse has soared through the imagination of many and helped induce kindness, sympathy, and good...
Have you ever wondered what kindness was? Is it just a character trait that everybody should have? Most people think kindness is your act towards other people. Not only is it an act towards other people, but also an act to your self. You have to treat yourself and other with respect. This means not hurting...
Should animals be used for the benefit of people?
Brief history of usage of animals
Discoveries due to the use of animals
Animals as part of basic nourishment
Animals in the economy
Use of animals in other areas of people’s activities
Researchers found that over fifty to a hundred million experiments are done on animals every year. These experiments include testing like genetic aging, cosmetics, and medical discoveries. In research laboratories...
Islam, a religion of mercy, does not permit terrorism. In the Quran, God has said:
God does not forbid you from showing kindness and dealing justly with those who have not fought you about religion and have not driven you out of your homes. God loves just dealers. (Quran, 60:8)
The Prophet Muhammad...
prevention of cruelty to animals) – www.rspca.org.uk
The RSPCA as a charity will, by all lawful means, prevent cruelty, promote kindness to and alleviate suffering of all animals.
Kindness to animals can make life better, not just for the animals, but also for people. Whatever animals mean to you – a treasured...
represents kindness to those who deserve it instead of love wasted on ingrates.
5. Satan represents vengeance instead of turning the other cheek.
6. Satan represents responsibility to the responsible instead of concern for psychic vampires.
7. Satan represents man as just another animal, sometimes...
compares it to the taming of the symbolic animal, the hawk. Petruccio, however, reveals himself to be a vile, grasping, delusional character lost in the clamour for his own gratification. His intentions, while perceived as good, compare finding favour in his wife to animal domestication, and ridicules female...
yet, at the same time, so alike. All of them were so graceful and confident at all times; they were never caught with flaws. They all had a gentle kindness to them, and even though they were powerful, they still treated mortals as their equals. Thallo was always very quiet and shy; she went out of her...
and flawed reasoning in an attempt to assert that humankind is in fact not the highest species, but the lowest, having “de-evolved” from the other animals. Twain wrote this essay at a dark time in his life, when he was experiencing both financial issues, as well as the loss of his wife and daughter,...
4. The path to the cessation of suffering is through the 8 fold path
The four sublime states of being
Metta - loving kindness
Karuna - compassion for all who suffer
Muditha - sympathetic joy
Upekkha - equanimity
Three marks of existence
Anicca - impermanence
left the plantation I was working on and went to live in Baltimore with Hugh Auld, my master’s brother in law (24). I remember being shocked by the kindness I received from his wife, Sophia Auld (28). She even went as far as to start teaching me the alphabet until her husband found out and forbade it (28)...
Animal Rights and The Catholic Church
Morality and Happiness
Sammi Jo Rogy
The Catechism of the Catholic Church has specific information on where the Catholic Church stands...
story about a true *risk taker. This man shows us w*hat community service is really all about.
Radical kindness: the banker who gave it all away
ON THE face of it, kindness doesn't sound like a radical idea, just as Philip Wollen, at first glance, does not look like a radical. Wollen...
Right said 'Mark Twain'. Kindness is the universal language that is comprehended beyond the boundaries. Each and every individual understands and speaks this language. An act of kindness never goes futile. If you are kind to someone it will reflect in your and his behaviour. Being kind to others instils...
the orphan. Education plays an important part. Such as a yorkshire trained as a pitbull, someone can be deprived of any emotion like compassion or kindness if not learned whereas humans don't need to learn emotions as happiness or sadness. Those latter are innate.The values and principles that we're taught...
Carpenter’s sang in their hit song from the nineteen seventies, “Bless the beasts and the children”. Still toady, decades later, the children and animals still need such blessings, for though much has changed, much remains the same. Those who have no voice need love and the light of joy to battle hate...
as an animal, Daru made the prisoner's captivity almost comfortable (if imprisonment could be called such a thing.) Instead of punishing the prisoner for his past wrongs, which might have made him bitter and violent, Daru rehabilitated the prisoner. He taught him values such as patience, kindness, and...
English had no respect or kindness for the Native Americans of the New World. Far from respecting the Native Americans right to land, freedom, and health, the British did not even recognize the Native Americans as people. The Native Americans were thought to have the soul of animals. Killing them, was not...
have done the past months. Did any of your activity involve a random act of kindness? Like rescuing an injured cat, helping the homeless or even helping a stranger with his/her work. Yes, I'm going to talk on random act of kindness. We are living at a period of time in which where ever we look, people are...
Random Acts of Kindness
For our Random act of Kindness project we decided to surprise a teacher with flowers, candy, and pictures of her favorite animals. We chose Mrs. Adams because we all like her as a teacher and she was recently going through a hard time. I brought her some flowers, purchased...
transformation, and music. Walt Disney’s version is a simple fairytale. You have the Princes ball, the fairy godmother, the magic pumpkin and the entire animal crew come together to help Cinderella have a happy fairytale ending. Disney took a somewhat abusive tale of a girl that was stripped from her dignity...
strange animal began to ravage
the crops that grew in Niani” (576). Sunjata, the lead protagonist, defeats this beast by freely
making choices that affect future actions. Sunjata’s independent decisions of being kind and
brave guide him into becoming king.
As a result of his kindness, Sunjata...
their everyday lives so they get used to things like this from an early age. A general morality basis is common to all culture; this is of loving kindness to one another, compassion and justice. Also a general sense of conscience and rationality is inborn in humans.
Another source of morality is the...