Have thank you notes gone out of fashion? [Article]

Evan Sellinger weighs the social consequences of the collision between technology & etiquette in an information-overloaded world.  He says that etiquette norms are not just about efficiency. They’re actually about building thoughtful & pro-social character.

Relationships are fragile, and they require effort to preserve. Shortcuts won’t do; you often have to say more than just the essential facts. Viewing personal communication in overly reductive terms makes tenuous connections even more fragile.

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