Why Is Pointing Considered Rude?

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Pointing is considered rude because it is a violation of basic etiquette in many countries. Most countries advise people to use the open hand instead of just the index finger when they need to point at someone or something.
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Generally, pointing a finger at objects is okay, but not at people. However, it's best to gesture with an open hand when directing attention to a person or an object. It is an accusatory
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I take it you mean pointing directly at a person you may be speaking to and not an object? I think many people would actually say it's just something they were brought up with, being
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Pointing your finger at someone is considered rude because it
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It's a very overt form of talking about someone behind their back. Doing so is also rude, but it is usually more discreet. Pointing says that you are willing to talk about that person
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