What are senior citizens useful for?

This is the classic fallacy of utilitarian approach i.e. to attempt to measure and quantify anything that is within its reach.  As detailed by many respondents before, senior citizens come with abundant experience and wisdom that, if sought, carefully

What are some social psychology hacks?

First, ask yourself what you want to get out of the social situation. If you can conceptualize that for yourself, then you will have an easier time figuring out what to do. Normally, this is called an agenda.So what's your agenda? Do you want to have fun? Do you want to network? Do you want to play? Do you

Why are some people anti-social in public settings?

I suppose it depends on what you mean.  There are a lot of different contexts of activity in social or public settings.  For example, a person may be at a party, but may be too shy to interact.  Or,

What are senior citizens useful for?

This is the classic fallacy of utilitarian approach i.e. to attempt to measure and quantify anything that is within its reach.  As detailed by many respondents before, senior citizens come with abundant experience and wisdom that, if sought, carefully

What are some social psychology hacks?

First, ask yourself what you want to get out of the social situation. If you can conceptualize that for yourself, then you will have an easier time figuring out what to do. Normally, this is called an agenda.So what's your agenda? Do you want to have fun? Do you want to network? Do you want to play? Do you

How would you describe today's concept of humanity?

humanity is just a label. what is it in reality. a man living for all and all living like this. and i do not see any man who lives like this yes there are exceptions like dalai lama sadhguru who have given their all.all are deceiving on the name

What are senior citizens useful for?

This is the classic fallacy of utilitarian approach i.e. to attempt to measure and quantify anything that is within its reach.  As detailed by many respondents before, senior citizens come with abundant experience and wisdom that, if sought, carefully

Why do we label people who go against what society believes in?

My basic answer would be fear and ignorance (lack of knowledge). Labels are a way of defining someone or something, according to a certain belief.Take atheists for example. They are very misunderstood by many religious people, because of fear. People who believe in God can't really understand a non-belief in God

Why do we try to contact aliens if we can't even resolve our own intraspecies xenophobia?

Hmmm,As much as I understand space exploration is done for many reasons( e.g. astroid mining, technological superiority, human race sustainability, ) I am big fan and supporter of space exploration, I keep myself updated with NASA, spacex, ISRO, United launch alliance(ULA) such organisations, like recent

Am I immature and childish?

Removed my pithy response because you did provide more info.  Sorry for jumping the gun. Anyway, a couple of assumptions. First you are both available for dating. Second, you are in each other's league in terms of attractiveness.  She is in her early thirties and younger than you.  For you

Why don't humans stop having children and adopt instead?

This is one of those questions where a carefully thought-out ideal is superimposed on the messy and spontaneous but beautiful and poignant miracle that is life.It is akin to asking: "Why don't we all become vegetarians, seeing that the production of dairy and meat involves such

Why does society look down on single people?

He is alone: he's not fit to have a woman by his side. Yes, look at those muscle ? That guy must not have any brain. Or hey, look how smart he is, but well, he sure didn't took care of his

What would change in the world if every person suddenly grew wings?

people would be grossed out. A lot. sex would stop.Even if people wanted to have sex, they'd have a hard time figuring out the positions and other things.Some would try to fly, and miserably fail. They'd run into buildings, poles,

How to behave well in society and turn attention towards to me

Don't know if I qualify to answer this, but I'm going to try anyway. These are tested pointers. Don't try to be someone else to get attention. The most important thing is to accept what and how you are.

Why are the homeless looked down upon?

People typically see the world as everyone having the same experience as they have had, as their life experience as being reflective of the same collective experience.Based on their experience, as well as assumptions that because they have been afforded opportunities for success in life, therefore, so must everyone else have too.Building up on this same set

What is the proper etiquette when someone starts to read a pornographic magazine in the seat next to you on an airplane?

At all events, do not attempt to read the magazine over his shoulder.  You may ask to borrow the magazine when he is done, but you should avert your eyes regardless, and certainly don't explicitly or implicitly attempt to make this gesture of personal privacy conditional on his

What was the worst thing you ever did at school?

When I was in fourth grade, I broke into my school with a friend. I say

Why did the culturally accepted tip level rise from 10% to 20% over the last 30 years?

The reason I tip well is because it is federally mandated that people make at least the minimum wage. However, it is not federally mandated that the minimum wage cannot include tips. So in 2012, there are legal residents of the United States whose hourly wage for a full time job is

What is proper elbow rest etiquette?

In my opinion it is ok to take both left and right elbow rests only if: 1. you leave part of the elbow rest available2. you are in a cramped middle seat on a plane3. you are physically too large to refrain from doing soIf you take the half of the elbox

Why does society look down upon atheists?

I will answer as someone who grew up as a fundamentalist, born again christian, was very sheltered, but has since evolved in my views.I was raised to believe that the good things we do are done because God wants us to do them. In other words, I had the false belief that all ethics are based upon belief

Why have people become so vulgar and rude these days?

I see this almost every day as I am sure most of us do. I am over 50 and this rudeness was rare when I was a kid. Vert few parents had no control over their kids and a lack of parenting skills. Whatever kept the kids quiet was fine even if it was destructive. If I didn't use

Why do we want attention? Why do we crave it? Why do we want people to care?

One Of the reasons for seeking attention would be Low Self Esteem.People with low self esteem may have a feeling  that they'd be completely ignored by the people around them. They constantly keep comparing themselves with others and how others are praised for almost anything and everything. Fascinated by this,

At a fast casual restaurant, is it better to tip at the point of payment, or at the table?

A perfect example of the description, here in the US is Pei Wei Asian DinerĀ®. I don't leave a tip at all in those types of places. I get my own drinks/refills. I get my own silverware and condiments.  I don't see a reason to tip,

Do people tend to look down on those who choose not to have children?

I would say that in the US, choosing not to have children is increasingly common in urban areas, and it's become much less of an anomaly over all.  That doesn't mean that people don't have strong opinions about it.  Here's an example:My dear,

Do you look down on people not having 'it'?

so basically you are evaluating people as to their disposition - which means grouping everyone who's "just moving along" or treating each day as "just another paycheck" or using spare time to spread gossip.. while you are still trying

How can one begin to assert herself?

Assertiveness begins with looking assertive, this leads to greater self-confidence.  It changes how you perceive yourself and how others perceive you.  After a person looks  the part it becomes easier to act in an assertive way.  Consider for a moment that people speak to you badly because you

Is being constantly alone a bad thing?

It helps u understand yourself..Because theres nothing much to worry about..It teaches to listen to yourself..Because theres not much noise..It makes you strong..Because theres no one to sympathize your weaknessIt makes you cautious..Because theres no one to

What are some unspoken, universal social rules for men?

Great question!Speaking from a culturally biased UK perspective at least;Public Toilet Etiquette:1. Always choose the urinal furthest away from any occupied urinal.2. If the distance between occupied and vacant urinals is equidistant then treat

What does it mean to be classy?

To be classy is to be stylish and sophisticated. Some other synonyms that could go with it are high-class, superior, exclusive, chic, elegant, smart,sophisticated, fancy and more. ( I picked this from google :-) )I think from the synonyms above, it is pretty clear what your sister expects from you. While you

What's something people do that screams 'I'm looking for attention'?

I've really wanted to speak to someone about this. Am I the only one who has a bunch of people on Facebook who post statements about how messed up they are? You know those self-deprecating, depressed posts which inexplicably require a minion to drive the point home?

What's wrong with nationalism?

What's wrong with nationalism?Everything and nothing. It depends on where you are.Nationalism is not an inherently wrong concept. It is seen as a wrong concept because it had outlived its utility in the developed world and has therefore fallen to become the villain.Nationalism (noun): Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts.1.1 An extreme form of this, especially

Why do I want to be the center of attention?

Oh, its a human nature. Everyone wants to be  the center of attraction, a few of them do have the power to restrain themselves and keep it to themselves. This nature, however, is not at all bad but yes being an attention seeker is really not something that you want to

Why might people who listen to their music obnoxiously loud have terrible taste in music?

It seems that there is one main reason why the type of person you are asking about would listen to their music at such a high volume: to attract your attention. Regardless of the genre or quality of music coming from the speakers, the person listening to it aims to get you--and everyone else within earshot--to direct

At a fast casual restaurant, is it better to tip at the point of payment, or at the table?

A perfect example of the description, here in the US is Pei Wei Asian DinerĀ®. I don't leave a tip at all in those types of places. I get my own drinks/refills. I get my own silverware and condiments.  I don't see a reason to tip,

Do people tend to look down on those who choose not to have children?

I would say that in the US, choosing not to have children is increasingly common in urban areas, and it's become much less of an anomaly over all.  That doesn't mean that people don't have strong opinions about it.  Here's an example:My dear,

Do you look down on people not having 'it'?

so basically you are evaluating people as to their disposition - which means grouping everyone who's "just moving along" or treating each day as "just another paycheck" or using spare time to spread gossip.. while you are still trying

How can one begin to assert herself?

Assertiveness begins with looking assertive, this leads to greater self-confidence.  It changes how you perceive yourself and how others perceive you.  After a person looks  the part it becomes easier to act in an assertive way.  Consider for a moment that people speak to you badly because you

Is being constantly alone a bad thing?

It helps u understand yourself..Because theres nothing much to worry about..It teaches to listen to yourself..Because theres not much noise..It makes you strong..Because theres no one to sympathize your weaknessIt makes you cautious..Because theres no one to

What are some unspoken, universal social rules for men?

Great question!Speaking from a culturally biased UK perspective at least;Public Toilet Etiquette:1. Always choose the urinal furthest away from any occupied urinal.2. If the distance between occupied and vacant urinals is equidistant then treat

What does it mean to be classy?

To be classy is to be stylish and sophisticated. Some other synonyms that could go with it are high-class, superior, exclusive, chic, elegant, smart,sophisticated, fancy and more. ( I picked this from google :-) )I think from the synonyms above, it is pretty clear what your sister expects from you. While you

What's something people do that screams 'I'm looking for attention'?

I've really wanted to speak to someone about this. Am I the only one who has a bunch of people on Facebook who post statements about how messed up they are? You know those self-deprecating, depressed posts which inexplicably require a minion to drive the point home?

What's wrong with nationalism?

What's wrong with nationalism?Everything and nothing. It depends on where you are.Nationalism is not an inherently wrong concept. It is seen as a wrong concept because it had outlived its utility in the developed world and has therefore fallen to become the villain.Nationalism (noun): Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts.1.1 An extreme form of this, especially

Why do I want to be the center of attention?

Oh, its a human nature. Everyone wants to be  the center of attraction, a few of them do have the power to restrain themselves and keep it to themselves. This nature, however, is not at all bad but yes being an attention seeker is really not something that you want to

Why might people who listen to their music obnoxiously loud have terrible taste in music?

It seems that there is one main reason why the type of person you are asking about would listen to their music at such a high volume: to attract your attention. Regardless of the genre or quality of music coming from the speakers, the person listening to it aims to get you--and everyone else within earshot--to direct

How do movies impact society?

Movies in India is life to the people.They worship the actors n actresses here.A new release of a movie is like a celebration to the fans of that particular hero.I will give you an example how deeply the movies go in to the hearts of

Do we live in a Lookism society?

Well I think we are living in a lookism society. Now the concern is how much we want to be a part of it. We can't deny being a part of it but yes we can keep a reasonable distance. A space where soul too is given as much importance as