An Amygdala
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An Amygdala

Street Harassment and the Failure of Politeness

Photo by Mario Azzi on Unsplash

During my upbringing, my sensibilities were doused with the importance of politeness. This partly helped me. Learning manners and being taught to think of others, to put myself in others’ shoes, kept me from becoming a well-rounded inconsiderate jerk.

But, lessons in female politeness were a tremendous setback.

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an amygdala

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