This is the hand of the man next to me in a crowded coffee shop.
He is Skyping (or Facetiming) with someone, and the conversation is on speaker for all of us to hear.
Can someone explain the thinking here? Please, explain. You’re in a place with other people. Lots of other people. We’re eating, sitting, talking, drinking, chatting, studying. And now we’re catching every word of your chat with Steve.
I’m being serious—why? This happens all the time, and I don’t get the social numbness. It seems like such an obvious one, no? If you’re on your cell phone in a public place, speak quietly. Hold it to your ear. No speaker.
What am I missing?