having earphones in is generally perceived as a “do not disturb” signal

Having earphones in is generally perceived as a “do not disturb” signal, and some AirPod users use this fact to strategically avoid awkward small talk. But in the collaborative workplace, constant use of AirPods has sometimes been interpreted as a sign of disrespect to fellow co-workers, causing conflict in the office. A college professor has… Continue reading having earphones in is generally perceived as a “do not disturb” signal

“pickup artists” AKA PUA

Pickup artists (PUA), self-identified as dating coach, seduction community, or pickup community, is a movement of men whose goal is seduction and sexual success with women. The community exists through Internet newsletters and blogs, marketing (e.g. banner ads, seminars, one-on-one coaching), forums and groups, as well as over a hundred local clubs, known as “lairs”.… Continue reading “pickup artists” AKA PUA

what is “hookup culture”?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hookup_culture … instant physical gratification … … as moral panic … “hooking up is nothing more than settling; it is the microwaveable burrito of sex.”