Like the fact that studies show men do better at online dating when they post photos of themselves with animals and that waiting to respond to a text message does, in fact, increase your desirability.
Ansari, who never online dated — because of his fame, he explains — maintains that technology has been a boon to the single population.
“More people meet through online dating than work, school and friends combined,” says Ansari.
So the medium of communication we’re using is kind of making us sh—ttier people. Nobody is marrying someone who lived in their building. And marriage, not that long ago, was an economic institution where two families would come together to bring their wealth together.
And then I thought if you take that and put it toward romantic interactions, that’s why people are so f—ing rude. The whole idea of finding a soul mate only became a thing in the past 100 years.
Aziz Ansari Dangerously Delicious Comedy Standup Stand-up Aziz Dangerously Delicious Texting Texting with Girls Intimate Moments Aziz Intimate Moments Aziz Standup Tom Haverford Parks and Rec Parks and Recreation [Music Playing] Aziz Ansari: I was in a relationship for a few years, and I think in the time I was in the relationship all dating communication went exclusively to text.