Holiday In-hospitality Manifesto

Holiday In-hospitality Manifesto for a more troubled world.

122 Negative Holiday In-Hospitable Thoughts for Home, Hotel, and Business.

Converse of Luke 6:38 Take, and it shall be taken from you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men take from your bosom. For with the same measure that ye take withal it shall be taken from you again.

Richard Linford

(c) 2017 Linford Corporation. Use this freely, with family, hotel, business, however you would like.

Inhospitality is being not affectionate, not amenable, not amiable, uncaring, uncharitable, not comforting, incompassionate, not cordial, uncongenial, inconsiderate, not convivial, discourteous, indecent, not empathetic, boring not entertaining, not forbearing, unfriendly, not generous, not genial, harsh not gentle, stingy not giving, bad not good, not gracious, unhelpful, unkind, stingy not liberal, unloving, not magnanimous, harsh not mild, un-neighborly, disobliging, impatient, not receptive, insincere, not sociable, not solicitous, unsympathetic, untactful, unthoughtful, critical, not understanding, selfish, cold not, cold hearted not warm hearted, not welcoming to family, friends, visitors, customers, and suppliers.

  1. Don’t acknowledge your guest.
  2. Don’t acknowledge your guest’s loss.
  3. Don’t acknowledge your guest’s success.
  4. Don’t adhere to the highest principles of conduct when it comes to your guest – e.g. caring, integrity, kindness, luxury, personalization, promptness, respect, responsibility, trust.
  5. Don’t admire the good in your guest.
  6. Order your guest around don’t ask.
  7. Assume that your guest is a bad, unfriendly person.
  8. Don’t pay attention to the minutest details that affect your guest.
  9. By all means do not befriend your guest.
  10. Be sour, sullen, and unhappy around your guest.
  11. Be unkind to others and to your guest.
  12. Be impolite around your guest and to your guest.
  13. Don’t offer to carry your guest’s bags from and to the car.
  14. Do not celebrate your guest’s achievements.
  15. Do not celebrate your guest’s birthday.
  16. Do not celebrate your guest’s triumphs.
  17. Be withdrawn from your guest.
  18. Do not clean the bathrooms for your guest.
  19. Do not clean your house or other living quarters for your guest.
  20. Do not clean the walks of snow or debris for your guest.
  21. Provide no comforts for your guest.
  22. Do not compliment your guest.
  23. Do not congratulate your guest on accomplishments.
  24. Do not control your temper and your temptation to criticize family or friends to your guest.
  25. Do not control your temptation to criticize political or Church leaders or others in front of your guest.
  26. Do not control your temptation to find fault with your guest.
  27. Do not control your temptation to share negative thoughts with your guest.
  28. Do not cook for your guest.
  29. Do not provide good quality home cooking for your guest.
  30. Do not cook with special recipes for your guest.
  31. Make no decorations for your guest.
  32. Do no good to your guest and only ill.
  33. Do not do good unto your guest because your guest will surely not do good unto you.
  34. Be in a major hurry around your guest.
  35. Focus on your cell phone around your guest.
  36. Hover over your guest and control him or her.
  37. Make your guest do the dishes.
  38. Make your guest wait.
  39. Do not empathize with your guest.
  40. In no way exceed your guest’s expectations!
  41. Do not express gratitude for your guest.
  42. Do not focus on total quality when it comes to your guest.
  43. Do not feed your guest.
  44. Do not feed your guest specially prepared foods and drinks.
  45. Do not fix your guest’s plate first.
  46. Make no attempt to flatter your guest sincerely.
  47. Do not formally re-invite your guest.
  48. Give off no friendly vibrations.
  49. Do not give to your guest.
  50. Do not give your guest a gift on arrival.
  51. Do not give your guest a gift on departure.
  52. Do not take time to give your guest precise directions together with a map.
  53. Do not give your guest quiet time.
  54. Do not give your guest space.
  55. Do not go the extra mile for your guest.
  56. Make no effort to go with your guest to destinations.
  57. Do not help your guest.
  58. Do not care for and help your guest’s animals.
  59. Do not care for and help your guest’s baby.
  60. Do not care for and help your guest’s children.
  61. In no way honor your guest.
  62. Provide no hugs for your guest.
  63. Do not introduce your guest to others.
  64. Do not invite your guest back!
  65. Do not invite your guest to express feelings.
  66. Do not invite your guest to tell stories.
  67. Do not invite your guest period.
  68. Do not study to know and comply with your guest’s preferences!
  69. Do not study to know your guest’s drink preferences.
  70. Do not study to know your guest’s food preferences.
  71. Do not study to know your guest’s menu preferences!
  72. Do not study to know your guest’s sports teams.
  73. Do not study to know your state, county, city, town, neighborhood well so you can help your guest.
  74. Do not learn, tell, and celebrate your guest’s life and story.
  75. Do not lend your guest a helping hand.
  76. Do not let your guest do the talking while you resist the urge to talk about yourself.
  77. Do not listen to your guest.
  78. Do not show love for your guest.
  79. Do not make eye contact with your guest.
  80. Never do your guest a favor unless you get something in return.
  81. Do not pamper your guest.
  82. Do not plan for your guest as you would be planned for.
  83. Do not plan for your guest with your guest’s approval and involvement.
  84. Do not praise your guest sincerely.
  85. Do not pray for your guest.
  86. Do not prepare especially well for each holiday – Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day.
  87. Do not prepare your guest’s room.
  88. Do not go out of your way to protect your guest.
  89. Do not provide an umbrella for your guest.
  90. Do not provide hot towels.
  91. Do not provide towels and soap for your guest.
  92. Do not provide cleaning services for your guest.
  93. Do not provide clothes washing and cleaning for your guest.
  94. Do not provide meaningful decent entertainment for your guest.
  95. Do not provide medical care for your guest where needed.
  96. Do not provide room service for your guest.
  97. Do not put yourself in your guest’s shoes.
  98. Do not respect your guest.
  99. Do not respect your guest’s privacy.
  100. Do not respect your guest’s right to choose.
  101. In no way serve your guest diligently.
  102. Never serve your guest first.
  103. Shake your guest’s hand with a limp, meaningless handshake.
  104. Never sing with your guest.
  105. Never smile at and with your guest.
  106. Do not stay with your guest.
  107. Strive always to be right around your guest and care less if you do what is wrong.
  108. Do not take your guest’s coat and hat and luggage.
  109. Do not thank your guest for the visit!
  110. Use a harsh, loud voice and music around your guest.
  111. Do not use good manners around your guest.
  112. Never use “please” and “thank you.”
  113. Never use “yes and no, ma’am,” and “yes and no, sir.”
  114. Do not use your guest’s name often.
  115. Do not go out of your way to validate your guest.
  116. Do not welcome your guest.
  117. Do not willingly give your guest and others directions.
  118. Do not willingly share with your guest no strings attached.
  119. Do not wish your guest well!
  120. Keep in mind that there are millions if not billions of strangers in the world.
  121. Keep in mind that most strangers are enemies and do not belong to your clique or race or family.
  122. Don’t even think that hospitality is giving to others what God has given to us – care, food, clothing, lodging, friendship, help, love.Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

(c) 2017 Linford Corporation. Use this freely, with family, hotel, business, however you would like.

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