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How to Build a More Forgiving Community
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A Rap on Race: Margaret Mead and James Baldwin’s Rare Conversation on Forgiveness and the Difference Between Guilt and Responsibility
Why Forgive?
Why Kids Need to Learn How to Forgive
Our Most Humble Strengths
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Geoff Dyer on the Paradoxical Rewards of Our Capacity for Disappointment
Reintegrative Shame: The Dynamic of Harm and Repair
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8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice
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Lying in Politics: Hannah Arendt on Deception, Self-Deception, and the Psychology of Defactualization
Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Anger, Forgiveness, and What Maturity Really Means
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Artist Anne Truitt on Love, Loss, Regret, What Makes Marriage Work, and the Syncopation of Grief and Gladness
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Why Forgiveness Is the Key
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Nelson Mandela
Forgiveness: The Least Understood Leadership Trait in the Workplace
9 Steps – Forgiving For Good
Use These 4 Powerful Tools To Overcome Shame
Alain de Botton on Love, Vulnerability, and the Psychological Paradox of the Sulk
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Raising Forgiving Kids
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Wisdom

creativity
curiosity
love of learning
perspective
multidisciplinary thinking

Courage

bravery
perseverance
honesty
enthusiasm
growth

Humanity

love
kindness
social intelligence
empathy

Justice

social responsibility
teamwork
fairness
leadership
taking initiative

Temperance

forgiveness
humility
prudence
self-control

Transcendence

appreciation of beauty
gratitude
optimism
humor
spirituality

This “Periodic Table of Character Strengths” is an original creation of Let it Ripple, and is based on research by Dr. Martin Seligman and Dr. Christopher Peterson explored in our film The Science of Character. The classification of character strengths and virtues is copyrighted by VIA Institute on Character and is used with permission.

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