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Old 10.07.2019, 11:34
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Re: Happy - are you?

Oh, no, money is definitely not a taboo in most cultures! In some it is perfectly usual to know, by asking or by having been told by the person themselves or mainly because it is general knowledge anyway, who is poor and who is rich, how much they lack, and how they got into that position.

Also - and I've just checked this, again, with a Real Swiss Person - the Swiss are often glad (relieved, maybe even happy) when someone like you, or like me, breaks through their usual taboos to ask about their personal lives, in a way that their Swiss friends would hesitate to do. Asking can open the doors that, for them, seem to have no handles from within.
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