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Response to Vdizzle (Original post)

Mon Apr 1, 2019, 09:01 AM

81. I wish there was more of a spirit of ......

..... collegiality? togetherness? siblinghood? Can't think of the word. But I wish there was was more generosity of spirit among us in DU. Sure, it's perfectly reasonable, perfectly OK to decline to switch seats, explaining that you chose the aisle seat specifically. But I'm distressed at the notion that it was rude for someone to ask you to switch. It reminds me of the conversations about touching. "Don't touch a woman without her permission." Don't touch? What have we come to? It's like we all have prickles sticking out warning people not to offend us in this or that unexpected way.

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