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Hertha  ·  2153 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to be polite

i have been a really polite person, but yes that means smiling and laughing if pepole treat you like shit, which is lying. I have been polite until the age of 12, but as I encountered it people get it wrong all the time, mistaking your politness as invitation for harming you. Eventually I stopped, became the opposite. I've walked up to people to tell them I don't like them. this article motivates me to reintroduce a little fake politness. it certainly has its upps