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Exercise #352

Exercise #352: Self Knowledge
Posted 1/22/10

Nobody noticed my error in not putting up this self-knowledge exercise last week!

Find five things about humanity that are good. (We have enough inconsiderate, criminal, etc, examples; for this exercise, find good ones!)

This can be as individual as someone holding open the door at the grocery store when your arms are full or as general as the thousands of people who helped out after Hurricane Katrina.

For your SUB, give us your choices. Why did you choose the ones you did?

You may, if you wish, show a character tackling this exercise instead.

Critiquers, with an exercise like this one, you might choose to answer these questions rather than using a different technique for critiquing the piece:
     * Can you relate to the piece? How and why?
     * What is the message, if there is one? Is it presented in a way any reader can understand even if he/she hasn't had a similar experience?
     * Did the writer's experience come through to the reader?

Word limit: 1200
Please use the subject line:
             SUB: Exercise #352/yourname

Why this is a self-knowledge exercise: This exercise should encourage you to find the good in others, and in doing so you may be surprised to find some good in yourself.

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