Re: Society

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin (
Tue, 30 Dec 1997 19:01:09 -0800

> From: Michael Lorrey <>

> Put politely, 'rudeness' is treating others how you think they
> deserve to be treated. 'politeness' is treating others to a best
> approximation of how you think they might like to be treated. Notice
> that there is a significant gap in between the two.

My attitude is:

(1) treat people with all the respect they deserve

(2) with regard to how much respect they deserve, give people the
benefit of the doubt

(3) some people behave in such a way as to remove all doubt.
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