Seen in Central Park

Posted by Humans of New York on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The internet can be a cruel and callous place, overrun by trolls and their denizens, which makes it all the more incredible that the comments on Humans of New York’s little slice of the internet are consistently heartwarming.

Check this; dude goes to Central Park, spots a couple of muslims mid prayer, snaps them, posts the pics online and instead of an uproar about creeping sharia, or terrorists all up in American kids’ spaces, the comments are all HoNY’s fans gushing about the beauty of spirituality, declaring support for muslims, and generally just patting each other on the back for not being racist pricks. It’s so cute it’s kind of nauseating, but if you’re one of the 12 million followers of the page, you’ve long learned to check your cynicism at the door.

Here are our favourite comments:

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