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Hi Robin Faichney -
>> I always viewed mooning as pretty much a display reflex, like that of
>And that's how you display your contempt.
Contempt, fear, objection, all of that. And it does seem primal to me,
and, often, helped by group dynamics- the 'show-off' in the crowd will be
the one to first do it, the pretend alpha-male, mostly.
Mind you, it's not how _I_ display my contempt, nor has it ever been.
My standard call to soap-boxers, for instance, is 'drop your pants!'.
Sometimes it irks them, sometimes they ignore it, but mostly, they
stumble slightly in their rant. I want them aware that I disagree, that I
ain't a threat because of my disagreement, and that I want more
entertainment than I'm getting.
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