Christine Whelan, author of Generation WTF (February 2011), recently wrote an interesting article for Big Questions Online titled Manners Make the Mannequin.Submitted by Natalie Silver on December 7, 2010
Is being polite honest? Young adults aren’t quite sure. Today’s twentysomethings are a generation raised in the therapeutic culture, readily turning inward to analyze their emotions. But they are also a generation known for blunt communication skills and a lack of fidelity to social conventions. Indeed, for many of the college students, being too polite or conscious of the feelings of others is a concerning sign that you are out of touch with your core self.View the entire article here.