a.k.a. reciprocality, reciprocation
You scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours.
There’s an art to getting this right. On the one hand, it’s a good idea to go out of our way to show kindness to those who have done us favors. On the other hand, being quick to return a favor can ironically be interpreted as a sign of being unfriendly and of thinking of the relationship in mercenary terms. So doing this well takes some finesse.
Virtues possibly in tension¶
How to acquire or strengthen it¶
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