Definition of Random Acts of Kindness

June 2, 2006 at 1:31 pm 28 comments

According to Wikipedia:

A random act of kindness or RAoK is a selfless act performed by kind people to either help or cheer up a random stranger, for no reason other than to make people happier. Either spontaneous or planned in advance, RAoKs are encouraged by various online and offline communities.

An example of a random act of kindness is, when paying the toll at a toll booth on a highway, to pay the toll for the car behind you as well.

The second week of February is Random Act of Kindness week.

The phrase is a modification, or mangling, of "Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty", coined by Anne Herbert, as well as a play on the phrase "random act of violence."

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