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A Kindness Thought Bubble, Featuring Born to Be Good

By Jason Marsh | April 20, 2010 | 1 comment

It'll make your vagus nerve hum!

The motion graphics design group Thought Bubble teamed up with author Amy Krouse Rosenthal to produce this charming short film about the importance of kindness. It gives a nice tip of the hat to Dacher Keltner's book Born to Be Good and its depiction of kindness as key to the meaningful life.

It'll make your vagus nerve hum.

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