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Was it appropriate to take a different route?

Asked by SuperMouse (30809points) January 11th, 2009

This evening as I was heading downstairs in the library where I work, I saw two men bowing in the stairwell to recite their obligatory prayers. Wanting to respect their religion and give them privacy, I took the elevator. Would it have been appropriate to take the stairs?

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laureth's avatar

I think you did fine. :) I bet that they appreciated the privacy.

I also bet that they realize people can and will use the stairs around them, and are prepared for such a thing.

DrBill's avatar

That was very respectful of you.

jrpowell's avatar

I agree agree with laureth.

asmonet's avatar

Laureth wins.

bythebay's avatar

You were thoughtful and showed respect for their task, that’s never wrong. Good karma, Supermouse!

augustlan's avatar

Good for you, Supermouse! I think it was entirely appropriate.

cookieman's avatar

That was the right way to go.

Although when I first read the Q, I thought it said “bowling” – which would have been interesting.

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