7-Second Thoughts May 10, 2024

Nice v. Kind II

Be on the lookout for the “near enemy” of kindness 

Lots of reader responses from yesterday’s email:

Please be kind – not nice

About how what might ordinarily be seen as nice

Especially with regard to a proposal

Can actually be confusing and even harmful 

Longtime subscriber Jonathan Stark weighed in (used with permission):

Could not – and did not – say it better myself. 

I’m here,


*NOTE: Jonathan’s YMMV. Your Mileage May Vary!

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