Originally Posted by dudalb
Well, I agree. Behavior is contextual.
Don't make the mistake of thinking that all life is like an office job. Thank fsm, it's not.
and, someone mentioned Buddy Rich--the good drummer, famous for his rants.
I'm a musician--my workplace was a soundproofed room, and I screamed and swore much worse than that when I worked--and that's when things were going well
1) He's an intense actor, hired for that trait.
2) There was a provocation
3) He complains about the provocation, he doesn't globalize that
4) He wants to get back to work
(5) ? again, it matters a good deal what was being said back to him--the worst thing you can do with someone who is upset like this is not to take him seriously