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How You Doin??

Consider this random encounter in a random hallway at a random place where there are random people who know each other:

“Hi, How are ya?”

“Oh hey! I’m good, how’s it going with you?”

“I’m fine, see ya later!”

I’ve heard many people complain about the inauthentic nature of this conversation. In fact, I’ve maybe complained as well about such greetings that are so typical in our modern social setting. We all know that these passing statements aren’t usually an invitation to share an accurate depiction of our emotional temperature, they are, in brief, greetings, and therefore they are… brief. Continue reading