turtle wrote:Moreno wrote:.You'd better have one helluva good intuition and probably a decent lawyer on retainer with that tactic. I wouldn't rule it out in some very specific instance, but I am skeptical it is a good thing to do with any frequency. A shout or clapping one's hands is very shocking and probably too much in most instances. A slightly irritated tone usually creates instant focus.Ierrellus wrote:In the "sister" thread I mentioned a psychiatrist who slaps patients to get their attention
A slap just seems like a leap. And then, it is so likely to be abusive.
i think slapping is uncalled for under any circumstance...talk about crazy...the psychiatrist is crazy....
As I said, the slapping would not have worked on me anyhow. I hold grudges. Traveling around the e-mail forwards is one that begins with a pleasant scene, then abruptly changes to a hideous face. That's enough shock for me.