Originally Posted by SatvikBeri
This is actually pretty cultural-in some cultures it's totally normal to ask someone how they make, it's almost like asking them "What do you do?" Incidentally, those cultures tend to have much less income inequality than cultures where it's taboo to talk about how much you make...I wonder why?
Not saying that Steve should answer if he doesn't want to, but it's helpful to keep a broader perspective.
Yeah, I'm starting to understand this just now. I always thought it was a universal thing that you just didn't ask that sort of thing, but I can see how it can be a practical thing without being rude or invasive...that's just how I've been raised, and it's funny because I question most things, but I never questioned that...it just always seemed to make sense to me, because I'm a very private person.