We experience rudeness and incivility all the time. From simple insults and offhand remarks to purposely excluding others from groups, these behaviors are largely tolerated in our daily lives and in the workplace. The question is, what effect do these behaviors have on us?
We've all seen it onscreen. A heartless killer strides down the street, possibly doing a voice over of their latest crime. They pass a man who throws a candy wrapper unconcernedly over his shoulder. Which one do we want to die by the end of the movie? Of course it's the litterbug. Why?