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Why We Don't Really Want to be Nice

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Published on Nov 30, 2016

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“Setting out to try to become a nicer person sounds like a deeply colourless and dispiriting ambition. In theory, we love niceness of course, but in practice, there appears to be something embarrassingly anodyne, meek, tedious and even sexless about the concept. A nice person sounds like something we would try to be only once every other more arduous and more rewarding alternative had failed...”

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Feature Films:

The Truman Show (1998)
Barely Lethal (2015)
Bridget Jones' Diary (2001)
Monsters Inc (2001)
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Trainwreck (2015)
The Life of Brian (1979)
Muppets' Christmas Carol (1992)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Wuthering Heights (2010)
Starter for 10 (2006)
Jane Eyre (2011)
American Honey (2016)
A Room With a View (1985)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Social Network (2010)
Office Space (1999)
Dr. No (1962)
The Duke of Burgundy (2014)
Fargo (1996)
Alfie (1966)
50 Shades of Grey (2015)
Honeytrap (2014)
Brave (2012)
About a Boy (2002)
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
The Breakfast Club (1986)
Paddington (2015)

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Friends
The Simpsons
Luther
The American Office
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