Green Flags

Libya, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mauritania

Misc things that pass the vibe check


  • Guests that arrive to gatherings with offerings in hand
  • People that quietly offer others a chance to save face in embarrassing situations
  • Bosses that start off check-ins by asking how you are, and mean it
  • Teachers that make you feel like you discovered something yourself
  • Romantic relationships where you feel like a team
  • Friends that try to solve your problems behind your back
  • Anyone with earnest excitement
  • When someone has long term friends
  • Noticers. People that clearly have background processes that intake their environments to observational ends.
  • Armchair anthropologists with a value neutral or positive slant.


  • Software that reminds you when your subscription is about to renew
  • Acknowledgement sections on any pieces of work
  • Abundant, well written documentation that helps download tacit knowledge, unspoken cultural tidbits, and lore
  • Fun calendar invite titles
© 2024 or something like that
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