Humanity and Random Acts of Kindness

Hello,
Only the other day I was listening to the news and they were reporting about a young girl who had been missing for a month or so and after a finding a body in a lake near her house the police were now launching a murder inquiry. You're probably thinking, yes...and?
Well, that's the thing. How can we live in such a hopeless world where we take murders and rape allegations so in our stride? What a pessimistic species we are?

This really got me thinking, are we really that bad? Is the reason Aliens have never made contact with us because we are such a maliciously cynical race? In fact, if Aliens tapped into our Internet and saw the unequal civil stance of male or female, coloured or white. They saw the wars and conflict. They saw the abuse and lack of freedom. Well...I would want to visit here either!

It all sounds pretty awful, doesn't it?

However, I have a theory. I have a theory that we only take notice of the bad things because they're more interesting, they ring louder than good thing.

The bad things are a noisy minority.

I thought that I would write ten little things, reasons, why the world isn't all that bad. They're only small things, things that may happen in your everyday life; but the little things can really be quite wonderful!

1) I was trying to juggle the contents of my bag when I dropped my folder and notes, someone helped me pick them up.
2) My friend dropped a £10 note and not noticed, this person chased her down the road to give it her back.
3) I didn't have enough change for lunch, so someone borrowed me some money.
4) I was at work when the customer I was serving told me I had lipstick on my teeth so I didn't look like an idiot for the rest of my shift.
5) My friend lent me her own DVD despite the fact she'd known me about a day and I could've easily broken or stolen it.
6) My great grandma, who is rather frail, recently flew to Italy. On her return flight a young man gave his much more comfortable and roomy window seat to her.
7) My Nan was visiting my great-grandmother in hospital, on her way out a very busy person held the door open for her.
8) I was in the supermarket earlier this week, just to buy some Soya Milk and the man in front of myself with more items let me go in first in the queue.
9) In the hospital the other evening, the tea lady gave all my great grandmothers visitors - all four of them and my grandmother - a cup of tea despite the fact she was only obliged to serve my grandmother.
10) I've started a new college recently, and all my friends were in lessons or not in, I was on my own. However, this person I sort-of-but-not-really knew let me crash her friendship group. 


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