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Phubbing and Li

In 2012, a lexicologist, a phonetician, a poet, a debating champion, a crossword maker, and several authors gathered at Sydney University in Australia. Their mission? To create a new word to describe “the practice of ignoring […]

Ruist Basics


One of the very best books written about Ruist ideas for a lay audience in recent years is Amy Olberding’s The Wrong of Rudeness: Learning Modern Civility from Ancient Chinese […]