You missed out on feeling good about buying a coffee for a stranger, she missed out on a free coffee…no big loss to either of you. Not causing a stranger possible discomfort seems a lot closer to kindness than showy gestures to me.

Unless, this post was meant to be about equality, in which case you’ve just described treating a woman different based on how physically attractive you found her…

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