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Killing someone with kindness takes plotting, pursuit, forethought, scheming, unnecessary interactions and a spirit of vengeance. Killing them with kindness throws joy, peace and love out the window. Consciously killing them with kindness robs you of the ability to forgive them and to just let the situation go. Killing them with kindness flames the fire of conflict.
Instead of killing them with kindness would it be easier to just be kind?
Ann Frank is quoted as saying "In the long run the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit." Her statement doesn't appear temperamental. "A kind and gentle spirit" sounds like an unwavering characteristic independent of external circumstances or provoking people.