Geek social fallacies, revised.

/Geek social fallacies, revised.

Captain Awkward looks into what to do about That Guy in your friend group, and has an addendum to the Geek Social Fallacies to boot (tl;dr, it’s fine to call people out, no you don’t need to be “civil”, “but he’s nice to me!” is never a reason, and no you don’t need to endlessly educate people or make them feel comfortable).

For the record, as the chronic un-fun party pooping caller-outer this approach totally does work—humans in general are pretty sensitive to clearly set group social norms—although it’s not a “free cost” for the person doing the calling out, either…

2019-01-10T07:19:56+00:009th January, 2019|Tags: culture|

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