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The Kindness of Strangers...Varies Around the World

The Kindness of Strangers...Varies Around the World

Sep 18, 2012-- "Rousseau once wrote that "cities are the sink of the human race." But as my experiences in New York and Rangoon made clear, no two cities are the same. Places, like individuals, have their own personalities. In what cities is a needy stranger more likely to receive help? What sort of community teaches a citizen to withhold compassion toward strangers? As a grown-up social psychologist, I have spent much of the past two decades systematically exploring these questions." (13124 reads)


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