Are good manners becoming a thing of the past?

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  1. neerajv95 profile image49
    neerajv95posted 4 years ago

    Are good manners becoming a thing of the past?

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  2. Express10 profile image86
    Express10posted 4 years ago

    Most definitely. I went to a public library to use a computer program that I don't have on my computer. A man began sat down at the computer next to me and took less than four minutes to being talking and irritating me nonstop. First he started talking about how quickly I typed and then moved into more personal questions and even insulted me a couple of times before I had to get up and move just to finish what I'd gone to do. He acted as if my purpose in life was to talk to him! This was a man at least a decade my senior as well, so it's not just young people who can be very rude. As I got up and left without a word he looked at me as if I bothered then offended him!

    1. neerajv95 profile image49
      neerajv95posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for commit , i am so sorry  I don't want to break your heart  and this type of question not again. and thanks for suggestion.

    2. Express10 profile image86
      Express10posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I wish I could say that good manners are not becoming a thing of the past and shared an unfortunate but recent example here. I can still hope that I am wrong or in the minority of those who see an uptick in needless inconsiderate or rude behavior.

  3. quildon profile image77
    quildonposted 4 years ago

    I agree that good manners are becoming a thing of the past. My pet peeve is when I say "Good-morning" to someone and they just look through me like I'm invisible. Worse yet, when I enter an elevator and say "Hello" or "Good-morning." Most of the time no one answers! So now I wait for them to say it before I say anything. Also, "please" or "thanks" are almost obsolete. I have held doors open for people coming after me and they just walk past without a word. It's awful!

    1. neerajv95 profile image49
      neerajv95posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for sharing knowledge... I agree your comment.

  4. profile image54
    PMARTINposted 4 years ago

    Yes. As we become a more arrogant society, manners are pushed aside. Pride, high self esteem building, getting mine, Im number one, and so on are focusing on self....good manners require humility, thinking of others first. cant do that if you only want to do what benefits you. We usually complain that men need good manners but women should open doors for seniors, give up a seat for the elderly and a big one---dont take handicap parking if you can walk--save it for a senior or someone unable to walk.

 
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