12.26.2018

You should always leave your window shade open on an airplane

You should always leave your window shade open on an airplane
Air travel is a struggle under the best of circumstances.
 
Legroom seems to shrink with every trip, and the argument about whether it's rude to recline one's seat rages on (though some airlines have limited the pitch of the seat, which to this anti-recliner seems a fair compromise).
 
But there's one issue that seems to be getting worse: The Great Window Shade Debate.
 
When did it become acceptable that, upon boarding an airplane, most people immediately slam down their shades, creating what a friend of mine has referred to as a "flying coffin"?
 
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