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Youths in Singapore are aware of their roles in creating a more gracious society, but a fear of being embarrassed is holding them back from being kind.
According to the latest Graciousness Survey by the Singapore Kindness Movement released on Monday (Jun 24), about one in four respondents (23%) aged 15 to 24 said that they "fear looking stupid or silly".
Those in the 55 and above age group were the least afraid of looking stupid or silly at 6%, followed by those in the 35 to 44 age group (11%), those aged between 25 and 34 years old (12%) and those in the 45 to 54 age group (14%).
This fear could be linked to social media, along with its reach and visibility, said the Singapore Kindness Movement.
Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-youths-are-afraid-to-be-kind-survey-kindness-movement-11655826