Have we really given up on kindness?

This was a thought I’ve been having for the last few months. Posts I read, seeing some of my students give up on being kind have kept me thinking. Why does it seem that people cheer on the one who gives up on kindness? Why do people think you’re strong when you’re mean? Obviously not an easy question to answer. I have some initial thoughts on the matter but decided to dig in a bit. Here’s what I found to be a good definition. Kindness…