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Riding Shotgun

Posted on December 26, 2017

Last night I finished reading Be Slightly Evil by Venkatesh Rao. In one of the final chapters, the author, along with some guest contributors, discusses the status dynamics of holding the door for others. Without drawing any firm conclusions, the questions are raised: Does holding the door for another person elevate your status relative to them, or lower it?

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