~ Tuesday, April 15, 2003 ~
It really bothers me that it is a predictable function of human interaction that nothing encourages a sudden outpouring of warmth and friendliness from one party toward another like the threat of losing the warmth and friendliness that until then had been forthcoming plentifully from the other party. I have been on both ends of this and understand why it works, but nevertheless it oughtn't to. Positive reinforcement for manipulative behavior should not be allowed.
~ prattled by Miriam at 1:50 p.m. [+]
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