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Kindest Cities

By June 22, 2003

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Researchers tested the responses of citizens in 23 cities worldwide to determine the kindness of its population. On top were 1) Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 2) San Jose, Costa Rica, and 3) Lilongwe, Malawi. The least helpful were 1) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2) New York City, and 3) Singapore. See the study in the American Scientist.


December 25, 2010 at 10:07 pm
(1) Schwary says:

Wow! From us over here at TheVicariousAdventure.com we couldn’t disagree with you guys more! We found the people of Kuala Lumpur to be the “kindest city dwellers in the world”!
But, poles that are taken from the perspective of “grading yourself” oftentimes have no validity anyway. – The Vicarious Adventurer.

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