If someone is having a bad time and wants to take their frustrations out on someone, what kind of person are they likely to chose, and why?

Based on people I know the kind of person someone like you described will choose either of two types of people. The first being a person who is hard to phase and is strong enough to take the abuse (this can include the bad boy type,

Is 22 considered too young to get married in 2014? Why or why not?

if you want a family, a stable career path and a predicable life then 22 is not to early. by asking this question you are considering fitting into the expectations that you perceive that the world has for you. or those of your parents or peers. its none of there business, you are an adult make choices as

Is it wrong to have a messy house? Does that make you a bad person?

No! Of course not. A messy home can label you as a messy person, but not a bad personI am a pretty messy person, and the same can be said about my home.Messy is not bad, if it can make you feel comfortable and cozy. I have a rather large bed of which I

What are some social psychology hacks?

1. If you want to know about something from someone , ask them a question and when they are done answering , keep silent and maintain an eye contact. They will tell you some more stuff, almost everything.2. When you try to convince someone over something, make sure they are sitting and you are standing. This makes

What are some things women can say to women but men can't say to men?

Let me start with some things men could, but won't say to men that women will. Some of these have outliers, meaning I'm sure some men do these things and some women don't. This is just based on my experience.Man, your ass

What is the creepiest thing that society accepts as a cultural norm?

I can think of multiple things from my own culture, but for the sake of simplicity, I'll choose one thing and that is sexism against women.I come from the Middle East, and while this is certainly not true everywhere. It is quite prevalent.Historically speaking, before Islam men practiced a common ritual. Whenever,

Why is divorce bad for society?

I thought about this very question several years ago.Here's what I came to, from a Christian perspective.I don't understand this. I've seen several friends separate or divorce during my near 20 years of marriage. Within the Christian community, it's often said that divorce is a sin, which is many people's interpretation of the Biblical statement,

Why is modern society so alienating?

In today's society and in the world, alienation is widespread and can be seen everywhere. We primarily live in a culture of consumerism where dangerous, grimy, and underpaid work is the standard on a world scale. Everyone's focus has been changed over

Will the institution of marriage disappear in the future?

In its current incarnation, yes.Millennials are avoiding marriage like Black Death because they associate it with money-they can't afford a ring and wedding, they can't afford a house, they can't afford children. None of which have anything to do with love, or even marriage, except that all of these things are narratives society made up

Are human beings flawed?

I wouldn't say that we're flawed, but there's certainly something about the way our minds work that is very peculiar and actually creates a lot of trouble for us.What makes human beings particularly unique is not only that we can think in symbols, but that

Has the world ever seen a female-dominant society in history, in contrast to the male-dominant ones in present times in almost all countries?

First of all thanks for the a2a shrey kalra .Most of us are in a perception that today''s world is predominantly male dominant or is a type of society where men and women have a 50-50 share.You would be surprised to

How to fit in a sports team

As I have found, generally, some people in teams don't take too kindly to newbies. They may have some prejudices towards you, they may want you to prove first, and there is the factor that they generally already have their friends, and don't need someone new. Also, there is a factor that you just don't blend in there -

How does society influence one's behavior?

There are unlimited ways in which society influences behaviour. This can also differ in different cultures. After all we are social creatures who are very much shaped by external factors. Some ways society can influence behaviour includes:- pressures from society may restrict you to doing jobs

Is it true that in Japan it is very common for men to have affairs?

I worked in 2 different bars in Japan, as well as teaching English there. I saw a lot of people that I knew were married or had committed partners do things in bars which they would not have done in front of their

Should we respect old people?

Note: I don't mean to be preachy, this is just a perspective!PrologueWe definitely don't treat all humans identically, irrespective of their  age. We treat young kids, teenagers, young adults and mid-aged adults  differently. By the same token, when

What are the biggest lies that society tells us?

Everyone is beautiful. Naw, that's bullshit. Whether inside or out, there's always people in this world who aren't that great. Don't give people delusions of grandeur, that'll make em think they don't need to improveHard work always trumps natural talent. Let's use the movie Monsters University as an example. It's a prequel, so most people knew how

What are the most important things one should discover about oneself?

If you measure yourself with your palm fingers-stretched (thumb and little finger stretched max) - you will be exactly 8 times in size from head to toe (It applies to everyone who are healthy and normal). Hence, i am dividing a person's life into 8 equal parts

When did we as a society decide it was bad to be fat? Not obese, just like regularly overweight.

It is fairly recently. In many parts of the world, fat is still beautiful and thin is a sign of sickness or poverty. For example in Mauritania in western Africa, beautiful people are fat. Families send thin children to fat farms to fatten up, so they will attract the best spouses. If a woman is thin,

Why do you get bad/ good vibes from certain people?

The reason you are sensing these so called

Why don't some people just fit in society?

I'm thinking you live with me in America. And; if you do, you'll agree that America is THE most non-monolithic 'society' on the globe. (Fun Fact: Japan is the most)Let's not stop though; it is also a Republic married to a democracy using a monetary system of capitalism. Millions of peoples-from every

Are haters productive for society?

It really depends what you mean by

How does fashion affect our lives and our society?

Fashion plays a major role in our society. Supose you Stand in any line waiting to check out and the covers of magazines exude fashion. Designers have movie stars wearing what they decide the season should call for. Every movie or television program has carefully chosen what look they want to portray. Every ad may not

Is it possible to swim naked in a public pool?

Unfortunately not around here where I live.  I live in New Jersey in the prudish U.S.  Only in private secluded naturist resorts can one swim in a pool all natural.  In a public pool, you would likely be arrested for "indecent exposure" (note

What are some cultural norm examples in the United States?

Oh, wow.  As someone who grew up in an immigrant family, there were plenty of weird cultural norms that one had to adapt to in the U.S.  I saw this especially with my parents, who were young adults when they moved here (I was still a kid).  Here are some of the more notable ones:  -Enforced informality: 

What are the top unspoken social rules?

Do not speak loudly in public places.Do not ask people their salary or weight.Let people come out from the lift before you start getting in.Anything borrowed should be returned as quickly as possible.Don't gaze at other people's phones and laptops.Be respectful to

What do you think was/is the hardest part of being homeless?

I have only been homeless briefly, and it was in another country, so A2A I have to start by saying that my experience of homelessness comes mainly from conversations with people who have experienced it directly, and from talking to people who work with them.It is an issue I care a lot about-a bit more than a year

What is an unspoken rule of life?

An idea is more attractive than the thing it represents. That's why people quit things or become disenchanted after achieving them.When I was younger I wanted to be a musician. The idea of being a musician was intoxicating. The reality not so much. There's something about rehearsing a song you hate for the tenth time and

What is one unwritten rule that makes no sense to you at all?

Edit: TL;DR, most seem ok, common sense enough but I can't remember even these. They just ring familiar when mentioned, and provoke a

What is the one thing that you love but everybody else seems to hate?

Difference.Different natural attitudes of people (introvert, extrovert, talkative, silent, tall, short, active, slow, thinker, doer). Different races of people. People of mixed races (two parents of different race). Different ethnic and cultural backgrounds (but with an open mind, not dogmatic and closed). I do not like closed mentality, whatever form it is.

What was your most embarrassing moment during a night out?

I was working for a leading high tech company in the 90's when my manager asked me to attend a gala event with suppliers and partners. His wife requested to bring my wife to the event. The night before I hit my left elbow with the corner

When someone does you wrong, then sees you in public and acts as if nothing has happened, while being friendly, how should you handle the situation? How would you personally handle the situation?

When someone does you wrong, then sees you in public and acts as if nothing has happened, while being friendly, how should you handle the situation? How would you personally handle the situation?Oh, I wouldn't mind. I'd be courteous and watchful. Curious. I'd wonder

Why is it acceptable to treat fat people poorly?

It isn't, but most people are self-centered, especially so at an early age. They make assumptions based on stereotypes and disregard people that do not meet their immediate concerns. This can be an opportunity to filter out the bad people and may require more creativity to get a

Does abuse occur in every long-term romantic relationship?

No, abuse doesn't happen in every long term relationship.I think we all should be educated about domestic violence and this TED Talk I found will give you the information you need to understand about domestic violence.Leslie Morgan Steiner: Why domestic violence victims don't leaveWhy domestic violence victims don't leaveLearn more

Does human nature conflict with nature?

I think there's an easy confusion between what is sustainable and what is natural; the implication being what is natural is innately sustainable. This isn't true - almost most animals reach a certain equilibrium in the damage they do due to reduced adaptability

Is 22 considered too young to get married in 2014? Why or why not?

if you want a family, a stable career path and a predicable life then 22 is not to early. by asking this question you are considering fitting into the expectations that you perceive that the world has for you. or those of your parents or

What drives you mad about modern society?

That people who are too busy have majority of their contact with the outside world through tv, reality tv and social media. They get angry and sad over posts and think that is how the world is now even though in their own experience they haven't encountered anything like it.Too much fantasy not renough reality in modern society

What is it that we as Indians are collectively doing wrong?

I will straight away get to the point.I'm a 25 year old software engineer with 20lac INR salary and I have a 1 year younger sister. Coming to my parents they are both well educated and employed.So here's the thing. Sometime back parents asked me

What was human society like 40,000 years ago?

By 40,000 years, Homo Sapiens Sapiens had supplanted all previous species and had migrated to much of the Earth. The Australian continent was settled somewhere around 50,000 years ago. Modern humans were in much of Asia and East Asia, as well as Europe.There are now indications (by no means