I am with some of the others here--Really like the picture, with the colors and chalk (?) lines saying rain very well. But he seems so self-absorbed--I mean, how'd he miss an opportunity to help a pretty girl like that!?
What if she was walking by with the umbrella? Would you expect her to give him some rain protection? If not then that's sexist and you can't have any of my lovely umbrellas, or my parasols, or my brollies, or my parapluies, or my rainshades, or my sunshade, or my gamps, or even a single bumbershoot. Harumph
As a girl, if I saw a guy(or a girl) standing in the middle of the rain like that... Yes, I would have asked him(her) if he(she) would like my umbrella. It's not sexism, it's just sad that anyone would see a person, standing in the rain, probably cold and just walk away. As if they'd not seen them. I certainly wouldn't do that.
At least ask if they'd like to share is my point of this. You also need to chill, bro. Remember the golden rule. Treat others as you'd like to be treated. You can't expect other people to be so nice if you spread such hatefulness.
Wow, I didn't think this was gonna be taken seriously, after all I said the word "Bumbershoot" which, even as I'm typing it, makes me laugh (My roommate is shooting me weird looks when i do, so i should stop ). While I can respect the "golden rule" and enjoy when it rewards me intrinsically, it'd be especially naive to expect anyone to live life by this all of the time. There are bad people in this world, we have to accept that. There is no clear line between the good and the bad, we all have some good and some bad. Anyone who says otherwise is either lying to themself or isn't human. There is also the possibility they don't want help. While i like helping other people on occasion or with little things, i personally hate receiving help from people (not the holding the door open level ones. Not that i don't appreciate their kindness, it's just I often feel like the gesture itself implies that I Need help. Someone who is disabled or who tries to be self sufficient might take offense to someone "helping" them. We can't read other people's minds and see what kind of person they are or how they'll respond to your kindness, so many will hesitate before acting.
I take a lot of people literally and seriously. Always have. Though, I've got to say, that is a hilarious word. (No, laugh. Laugh proudly! It is good for you.)
I'm not expecting people to just go out and give hitchhikers rides and let them into their houses. Just be kind enough to help someone out in the rain or someone who's in a bad situation. Yeah, there are bad people out there, but to punish everyone for one person's actions has always been a poor way of living. Maybe there's just too much pride in our civilization. I had my pride hurt a day ago when my dad implied that I either never pay for myself or that I couldn't (which I do pay for myself, and I know I can), so I understand to an extent. I just don't understand the mentality that you can't accept help or else you're giving up to the idea that you can't do it alone. There's nothing wrong with accepting help. You know, as long as the help isn't intentionally putting you down.
Oh, note to the wise, the word sexist tends to flip on the serious for a lot of people.