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24 Jul

Selfies and psychotic behavior

  How taking and publically sharing pictures of yourself is the exact opposite of what was once considered common social etiquette.   Whatever happened to humility, humbleness and the etiquette of NOT talking about one’s self? Whatever it was has been hashtagged and hacked into new social (media) etiquette that thrives on the very qualities that were once considered uncouth and unrefined. Can you imagine ladies of Victorian novels or Keats’ poetry self-praising their curled locks at the dinner table, explaining the details of what cream and curler their handmaids used? Even today, it’s tough to envision anyone with class bragging about themselves and worse, displaying their reserves of wealth via branded shoes and bags. It may make you cringe but it would...
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