Video Of The Week - Social Experiment Tests The Kindness Of Londoners

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How do Londoners react when they see a stranger in distress? Do they ignore the person's plight or rush to help? That is what the folks at Action Productions, a newly established ethically driven creative agency recently tested on the streets of the bustling city.

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The social experiment that was recorded using hidden cameras involved three disparate scenarios. In one, an elderly lady with a cane contemplates how to climb a flight of stairs while lugging a heavy suitcase. In another, a tired subway passenger places a sign on his chest requesting fellow passengers to wake him when the train arrives at a certain station. The third is a classic case of a woman struggling with bags of groceries only to get one knocked down by a careless passerby. To the creative agency's delight, in all three cases, good Samaritans immediately came to the rescue. Each was a serenaded by an A Cappella choir.

Photo Credit: Action Productions

The results of the experiment may not come as a surprise for those that live in small towns with close-knit communities. However, they were in this case because the residents of large metropolitan cities like London have a reputation for being aloof and uncaring. Fortunately, that is not true, at least as far as Londoners go!

Resources: telegraph.co.uk, dailymail.co.uk

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191 Comments
  • hamburgerover 3 years
    this is so good because I love people who help and care for each other
    • baconover 3 years
      I wish people were like that everywere and not just in London.
      • potatoover 3 years
        wow people are very nice
        • megacharizardxover 3 years
          Those people are so nice!
          • HAMMY THE HAMERover 3 years
            I WISH NO ONE HELPED
            • amazingover 3 years
              really nice
              • tiny catover 4 years
                Lodeners are actully really kind \
                • B&Rover 4 years
                  we wish all people around the world would be that kind!!! #Kind ✌😊👌
                  • coolover 4 years
                    i like so loved that video like yeah😑😐
                    • lovely ladyover 4 years
                      That just is sooooo heart warming😍😍😍