Breaking the Code

Dubai Al Bharj 7 * Hotel by Onechis1, on Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic License by  Onechis1

-- Using your eyes is the simplest if you feel a bit uncertain. -- See how the other guests behave. Everybody participates in a kind of theatre, where the guests, too, play their parts. That means that you are a part of the other people's experience, just like the others' behaviour is a part of your experience. That is why behaving properly is a way of showing respect for the others' experience.

It’s not that hard, really. Visiting a new and unfamiliar milieu. Like a luxury hotel, as the above quote (in my translation) refers to. Or a milonga in Buenos Aires. Or somewhere else.

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