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Social Norms in Japan: Bowing, Eating and other helpful tips

One of the things that is most striking to any gaikokujin (foreigner) about Japan is the differences in social norms, some of which are quite evident and others that only become evident with time. 732 more words


First Principles: Leaders In Our Nation Must Have Good Character

“Nothing is more essential to the establishment of manners in a State than that all persons employed in places of power and trust must be men of unexceptionable characters.” 6 more words

First Principles

Manners Monday

“Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson



Mildly Enthusiastic Review: Dangerous Liaisons

It’s time for a classic adaptation of an even more classic book,

Dangerous Liaisons 

Category: Movies

Find it on: Amazon

What it is:
An adaptation of an 18th-century epistolary novel by Chorderlos Laclos. 528 more words


Manners When Sitting with a Teacher

Bakr Abu Zaid mentioned from the manners when a student sits with his teacher:

  • Not to continually interrupt
  • Avoiding extensive questioning in front of an audience as it causes self delusion to the student…
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Etiquette with Millennials Pt. 1

Three piece suits, conservative tattoos, and holding open doors. Characterizations of individuals who have manners and a conservative sense of style. Applying these three minimal traits to the 21st century and individuals are viewed as either outsiders or someone who has an “angle.” 505 more words