There’s one question in a conversation we all fear: What do you do? However, in France, they’ve elevated small talk into medium talk. Let’s try that.
So elastic is the push to curb gang violence by outlawing conversation between different groups, that the proven innocent face risk of imprisonment.
I find the pub a venue not to meet people, but rather listen in on the conversations of others. In fact, within the pub setting are various fragile ecosystems.
The easy, casual nature of social media “unfriending” disguises the emotional damage of a click of the wrist.
Our unofficial sociologist Kate Turner exposes “phubbing” – a spreading social virus in which those infected choose their phones over you.