When Pride Meets Reality: A Youngster Learns a Tough Lesson

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Every generation tends to take pride in their era, a sentiment particularly visible in young people. They feel invincible, armed with their technical knowledge and handheld devices. However, being well-versed in technology does not make them superior to others. It’s evident that today’s teens often lack basic manners, exhibiting a sense of entitlement that can be frustrating for those around them. But one individual had had enough of a certain teenager’s disregard for communal etiquette.

Unspoken Etiquette of the Subway

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In most cities, subways can be battlegrounds for seating rights. The unwritten rule suggests that one should occupy a single seat, especially during peak hours or when other commuters have a long journey ahead or health issues preventing them from standing for too long.

The Missing Factor: Empathy

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Subway commuting is often misunderstood. Not everyone taking the subway is without a car; some simply prefer this form of public transportation. Despite the various reasons for people choosing public transit, there seems to be a stark absence of empathy and kindness.

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