Generosity is a virtue where people offer their assets, time and even their talent to assist a person who is in need. Generosity habit and trait is encouraged and accepted largely by societies all around the world. In most cases, people always give out their asset and financial resources to charities’ and in times of disasters for the purposes of promoting the welfare and improving the living standards of people in the society.However, people considered as generous,sometimes emulate this virtue for personal benefits. For instance, some of the rich people become generous by giving out their financial resources for the purpose of recognition as fortunate people in the society to gain social and political influence. Some acts of generous man are aimedat acknowledging to people in the society about the economic worthiness and status in people, in times of extreme need situation and during times of natural calamities. The act of being generous for the recognition in the public is not an act of generosity because the intentions are not meant to improve welfare of people rather than gaining social and economic status in the society.
There isa large part of generous people who spending their finances, labor and time to promote the welfare of people in the society without expectation of reward from people in the society. Generous man offer support to vulnerable and needy group in the society from their hearts for the common good of people rather than personal benefits such as recognition and social influence gains. People develop the virtue of generosity from religious notions that emphasis on sharing of resources with people in need. Another motivator of generosity is that people will get help from other people when their time of need arises.
A generous man exercise kindness and the will to support without biases or limitation to extreme cases. The acts of a generous man are aimed at promoting the welfare of needy and vulnerable population in the society.