What an interesting take, James. 🤓
My point was that kindness is basic human decency, you just do what’s needed without second thoughts about how it might benefit you, how you might spin in for maximum attention, or how you might monetize it.
Kindness does not make a show of itself.
America’s singular culture puzzles me often, hence this piece.
Lastly, there’s a big difference in helping someone out and encouraging others to do the same (as with donations online for example), and helping someone out and “bigging yourself up” because you did.