Small Talk: does small talk actually serve any purpose? | Curio

Small Talk: does small talk actually serve any purpose?

29 mins | May 28, 2017

Small talk or idle talk is often looked down upon as inauthentic and mindless. Dora Zhang writing in The Point Magazine engages in an indepth examination of small talk. Does superficial talk reduce the space for deliberate and deep conversation that requires thought, or does small talk actually serve an essential purpose of socialisation?

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From The Point Magazine