Are we really social beings who seek connection and want to connect with other people?
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we would like to Conceive us as social beings who seek and want to connect with others.
On that occasion, I made some “social” (non-scientific) observations:
- When a person enters the track, that person searches (frantically) for a free seat on a two-seater where no one has sat before.
- If a person cannot find a seat with two free seats, the women primarily look for a free seat where the woman was seated before.
Where did the hot Norwegian halo go?
- If the person is a man, he is mainly looking for a free seat next to a woman, but may accept a male companion.
- When someone is seated in an empty double seat (facing the aisle), they will often place their bag on the window seat, apparently to avoid sitting in the “vacant” seat.
- Even if there is an empty seat next to the person, some people still choose to stand (because they can’t find an empty two-seater, probably).
- When the person finds a free seat, it takes a few seconds before the person grabs (hello) the mobile phone, which becomes the “social buddy” for the rest of the flight.
- If a person has a friend and takes the lead in a conversation (about the weather or something else), that person is met with a look of surprise and partly intrusive shock.
Are we really connection-seeking social beings who seek and want to connect with other people, or?
If you could choose between an empty seat next to a man and an empty seat next to a woman – what would you choose?
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