On the Expectation of Kindness

John, my AP, who’s just been rescued from a ditch by some helpful passing builders who spotted his stranded car:

‘Yeah, the fruit of human kindness… It’s worth waiting for. I mean there’s no point not expecting it, is there?’


  1. Courtney

    August 8, 2008 at 12:55 am

    This is yet another example that there is still kindness
    and an overall goodness in people…willing to help out
    a complete stranger when they could just pass on by.

    Been in similar situations myself, and am always amazed
    at the kindness of people, not to mention the lack of
    wanting to get involved when someone is in need. One
    situation I found myself in had several people stopping to
    ask if we needed to call someone, but not asking if there
    was anything else they could do to help, like give us a

    Looking for, and expecting the fruit of human kindness is
    worth waiting for, but it could be a long wait in the right

  2. R.J.

    August 10, 2008 at 8:44 am

    I never thought that watching a TV show about people
    looking at houses would lead me to someplace like this!
    I watched your ayahuasca documentry, and it really shook
    me up. If just listening to you talk about it can affect
    me so deeply, imagine what taking it would do. But I
    don’t think I’d have the courage to do it.

    BTW, what is an “AP”?

  3. Vicky

    January 8, 2009 at 7:42 pm


    There IS a point (expecting it) ?

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