attack_laurel (attack_laurel) wrote,
attack_laurel
attack_laurel

"No" is not a four letter word.

So now, the serious part of yesterday's ideas.

People hate confrontation.  The word itself sounds antagonistic, like there's going to be a knock-down, drag-out fight before you even start.  In the SCA, this leads to nice people giving in to the jerks who always yell and whine until they get their way, no matter how many nice people get driven out by their behaviour.

Tags: courtesy, etiquette, sca
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