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What Does One Get Out of Being Rude?

  1. SueShepard profile image58
    SueShepardposted 6 years ago

    What Does One Get Out of Being Rude?

    Curious as to what you think about people who are rude and mean in general in their behaviors and actions. What do you think is gained from that behavior?

  2. your cybersister profile image60
    your cybersisterposted 6 years ago

    All I can think is that the rude and/or mean person is thinking that if they are obnoxious enough others will give them what they want or do what they want just to be rid of them.  I personally find this sort of behavior appalling, but it must work for some people if they keep doing it.  I have worked with the general public most of my life and it does appear, unfortunately, that the squeaky wheel gets the grease in many situations.  Upper management doesn't want to deal with these people so they will do nearly anything to make them shut up and go away. ( I would rather tell them to go suck an egg or jump off a bridge or such - this is why I can't do management anymore).  I have seen a bumper sticker "Mean People Suck" and whenever I see it I smile.

 
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