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Re^3: Stop Using Perlby LanX (Saint)
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> Breathtaking. Did his company really give permission to deliver such a vulgar talk?
It's an Israeli company, the military has such a strong influence on formation in this society that being offensive (for European standards) is considered a virtue.
I have many friends who came back (often after visiting family) and complained about the "lack of good manners"².
See also Getting behind Israeli 'frankness' ¹
IOW many don't shy away to risk talking bullshit, they expect you to talk back and give them reasons to shut up.
In this sense, Mr Rubin yes you are a prick who didn't do his homework and this unprofessional talk will backfire on you! :)
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)
¹) Though after reading this blog Are Israeli rude I see Central Europeans somehow in the middle between Israeli rudeness and American "passive aggressiveness" ... of course well balanced! ;D
²) politely phrased (pun intended ;)