I was sceptical about a social experiment a friend of mine had told me about. So, I decided to try it myself.
The experiment consists in treating people exactly the same way they treat you, for example:
When someone asks you a question, you answer using exactly the same attitude, tone of voice, volume level and body language.
Despite the fact I was very sceptical at the beginning, after a few tries the results baffled me.
I didn’t have to gather a big sample to learn a very interesting fact of human nature. Continue reading
Lately I have seen in increment in the use of bad words on the media. When I was a child, bad words were something only ignorant low class people used or, at least, that’s what I was told.
Respect for the audience in the media, especially on radio was strictly observed and saying a vulgar word was punished with very high fines and in some cases even suspension of the program.
Ladies would never dare to say a rude word and they always kept learning more vocabulary and reading books to enhance their culture and image. Continue reading