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The mantra "You can be anything you want" is thoughlessly cruel, when chanted at the majority of humans. Kids get told it at School and they believe it. I have seen so many disappointed / disillusioned young people who didn't become vets, lawyers or pharmacists and have had to made do with less prestigious careers. They are very often surprised at their 'bad luck'.
I disagree Mazurka. Etiquette exists for good reasons. Do you notice how some people when driving are quite happy to queue jump when it is something they would never do in their local post office? I rather think that good manners are worth preserving even if you do not get the immediate discouraging feedback that you would if you were rude to someone in conversation. If someone pisses me off enough I won't interact with them and have sufficient confidence to think that it is their loss. I do this for pleasure, not to get stressed. Surprisingly, I have found that it is the people in glass houses that more often do throw the stones too.