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Random Act Of Kindness
A random act of kindness is a nonpremeditated, inconsistent action designed to offer kindness towards the outside world. The phrase "practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty" was written by Anne Herbert (writer), Anne Herbert on a placemat in Sausalito, California in 1982. It was based on the phrase "random acts of violence and senseless acts of cruelty". Herbert's book ''Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty'' was published in February 1993 speaking about true stories of acts of kindness. The phrase is commonly expressed as the suggestion to "Practice random acts of kindness." There are groups around the world who are sharing acts of spontaneous kindness. Examples of events or groups * The Jewish concept of a mitzvah is used colloquially to mean a good deed or an act of kindness. Judaism teaches that "the world is built on kindness". Kabbalistic teaching sees kindness as emerging from the first of seven Divine emotional attributes; to be effective kindness m ...
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Kindness
Kindness is a type of behavior marked by acts of generosity, consideration, or concern for others, without expecting praise or reward. Kindness is a topic of interest in philosophy and religion. Kindness was one of the main topics in the Bible. In Book II of "Rhetoric Rhetoric () is the Art (skill), art of persuasion, which along with grammar and logic (or dialectic – see Martianus Capella), is one of the Trivium, three ancient arts of discourse. Rhetoric aims to study the techniques writers or sp ...", Aristotle Aristotle (; grc-gre, Ἀριστοτέλης ''Aristotélēs'', ; 384–322 BC) was a Greek philosopher A philosopher is someone who practices philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questio ... defines kindness as "helpfulness towards someone in need, not in return for anything, nor for the advantage of the helper himself, but for that of the person helped". Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm N ...
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Nine Network
The Nine Network (stylized 9Network, commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air . It is owned by parent company , and is one of five main networks in Australia. As of 2021, the Nine Network is the second highest-rating television network in Australia, behind of the , and ahead of , , and . From 2017, the network's slogan has been "We Are the One". Since 2021, the network has changed its slogan back to the iconic "Still the One". History Origins The first broadcasting station of the Nine Network, was launched in Sydney, New South Wales, as on 16 September 1956 by ' owner . John Godson introduced the station and presented the first programme, ''This Is Television'' (so becoming the first person to appear on Australian television). Later that year, -9 in Melbourne commenced transmissions to broadcast the , later forming the National Television Network alongside -9 in Brisbane in 1959 and -9 in Adelaide, the basis of the current N ...
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Jack Womack
Jack Womack (born January 8, 1956) is an American author of fiction and speculative fiction. Womack was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and now lives in New York City with his wife and daughter. "Yeah, I was in Kentucky. Lived there till I was 21, moved up here, and I've lived in my present apartment for 32 years in April." Bibliography "Dryco" series, in order of the series timeline: * ''Random Acts of Senseless Violence'' (1995) * ''Heathern'' (1990) * ''Ambient (novel), Ambient'' (1987) * ''Terraplane (novel), Terraplane'' (1988) * ''Elvissey'' (1993) (Philip K. Dick Award, 1993) * ''Going, Going, Gone (novel), Going, Going, Gone'' (2000) Other novels: * ''Let's Put the Future Behind Us'' (1996) Short stories: *"Audience (short story), Audience" (1997) in ''The Horns of Elfland'' (ed. Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman, and Donald G. Keller) Nonfiction: *''Flying Saucers Are Real!'' (2016) References External links * . Paul McAuley and Jack Womack: A Double Interview int ...
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Random Acts Of Senseless Violence
''Random Acts of Senseless Violence'' is a dystopian and speculative fiction novel by Jack Womack. Plot introduction The novel is told in the form of a fictional diary by the 12-year-old protagonist Lola Hart, and details Lola and her family's experiences in a near-future Manhattan in which violence, rising unemployment, and riots are commonplace in the city, as well as the rest of the United States. As the novel progresses, Lola transforms from a student at one of Manhattan's most privileged private schools to a street-wise gangster as she and her family struggle to survive the despair of a crumbling government and economy. Critical reception The book did not attract significant attention on release; though there were a few reviews, it was not nominated for any awards even though Womack's previous work, ''Elvissey'', won the prestigious Philip K. Dick Award and was shortlisted for the Locus Award. In a July 2008 article for Tor.com, Jo Walton decried the critical neglect of the ...
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Desmond Tutu
Desmond Mpilo Tutu (7 October 193126 December 2021) was a South African Anglican bishop The Anglican ministry is both the leadership and agency of Christian service in the Anglican Communion. "Ministry" commonly refers to the office of ordination, ordained clergy: the ''threefold order'' of bishops, priests and deacons. More accuratel ... and theologian Theology is the systematic study of the nature of the divine Divinity or the divine are things that are either related to, devoted to, or proceeding from a deity.
, known for his work as an anti-apartheid and

New Village Press
New Village Press is a not-for-profit book publisher founded in 2005 in the San Francisco Bay Area now based in New York, New York. It began as a national publishing project of Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR), an educational non-profit organization founded in 1981. New Village Press books address topics in the fields of social justice, urban ecology, community development and culture such as community arts, neighborhood commons, and participatory democracy. In 2006, New Village Press was selected as the "Best Small Publisher in the East Bay", by East Bay Express. It partners with and is distributed by New York University Press. History New Village Press originated as New Village Journal, a periodical published from 1999 until 2002, which focused on the revitalization of communities. In 2018, New Village Press incorporated as its own nonprofit, separating from Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility. New Village Press began a dist ...
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Ninna Kozorog (activist)
was a after ''Gangyō'' and before ''Kanpyō (era), Kanpyō.'' This period spanned the years from February 885 through April 889. The reigning emperors were and . Change of era * January 20, 885 : The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in ''Gangyō'' 9, on the 21st day of the 2nd month of 885. Events of the ''Ninna'' era * January 11, 887 (''Ninna 2, 14th day of the 12th month''): Kōkō traveled to Seri-gawa to hunt with falcons. He very much enjoyed this kind of hunting, and he often took time for this kind of activity. * September 17, 887 (''Ninna 3, 26th day of the 8th month''): Kōkō died at the age of 57. Kōkō's third son received the succession (''senso''). Shortly thereafter, Emperor Uda formally acceded to the throne (''sokui'').Brown, p. 289; Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of ''senso'' is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Empress Jitō, Jitō, Emperor Yōzei, ...
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DiGeorge Syndrome
DiGeorge syndrome, also known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, is a syndrome caused by a microdeletion on the long arm of chromosome 22 Chromosome 22 is one of the 23 pairs of chromosome A chromosome is a long DNA molecule with part or all of the genome, genetic material of an organism. Most eukaryotic chromosomes include packaging proteins called histones which, aided by .... While the symptoms can vary, they often include congenital heart problems A congenital heart defect (CHD), also known as a congenital heart anomaly and congenital heart disease, is a defect in the structure of the heart or great vessels that is present at childbirth, birth. Signs and symptoms depend on the specific type ..., specific facial features, frequent infections, developmental delay Development of the human body is the process of growth to maturity. The process begins with fertilization Fertilisation or fertilization (see spelling differences), also known as generative fertilisat ...
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Feed The Deed
Feed The Deed, also known as #FeedtheDeed, is a social media Pay it forward, pay-it-forward initiative that started in February 2014. Participants film themselves performing a creative random act of kindness, then nominate friends and family to continue on the chain. The participant usually uploads a video or pictures of the kind act to Facebook, then will tag four or five friends in the post. The nominated person is generally told to complete the task within 24 hours. Since this initiative was started, over 10,000 #FeedtheDeed posts have been uploaded to various forms of social media. The trend is most popular in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Mexico, but has since spread to over 30 countries. The act of kindness can be anything – from donating food and clothes to the homeless, to giving blood. History Feed The Deed originated as a response to the Neknominate drinking game, in which participants film themselves drinking alcohol then nominate friends to do ...
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WBRZ
WBRZ-TV, virtual channel 2 (very high frequency, VHF digital terrestrial television, digital channel 13), is an American Broadcasting Company, ABC-network affiliate, affiliated television station city of license, licensed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. The station is owned by the Manship family, who formerly published the Baton Rouge daily newspaper, ''The Advocate (Baton Rouge), The Advocate'', and is one of a handful of TV stations today to have locally-based ownership. WBRZ-TV is sister station, sister to Class A television service, Class A This TV affiliate KBTR-CD (channel 36), and the two stations share studios on Highland Road in Baton Rouge, just south of Downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, downtown. WBRZ-TV's transmitter is located in Sunshine, Louisiana. History WBRZ signed on the air on April 14, 1955, becoming the second television station in Baton Rouge, signing on exactly two years after CBS affiliate WAFB. It was also the longest running VHF outlet in Baton ...
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Daniel H
Daniel is a masculine given name and a surname of Hebrew language, Hebrew origin. It means "God is my judge"Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, ''Oxford Dictionary of First Names'', Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, , p. 68. (cf. Gabriel (given name), Gabriel—"God is my strength"), and derives from two early biblical figures, primary among them Daniel (biblical figure), Daniel from the Book of Daniel. It is a common given name for males, and is also used as a surname. It is also the basis for various derived given names and surnames. Background The name evolved into over 100 different spellings in countries around the world. Nicknames (Dan (other), Dan, Danny) are common in both English language, English and Hebrew language, Hebrew; "Dan" may also be a complete given name rather than a nickname. The name "Daniil" (Даниил) is common in Russia. Grammatical gender#Personal names, Feminine versions (Danielle, Daniele, Danièle, Daniela, Daniella, Dani, Danitza) a ...
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