And because I am of a certain age and disposition, I get cross and irritated by such crass behaviour - why?
Because it is plain bad manners to bow before the Lord, it shows a lack of knowledge of the teachings of Holy Mother Church and a diminished sense of reverence for the Blessed Sacrament.
Why would you not wish to bend your knee?
Which, in your view, is the more humble form of greeting, a bow or going down on one knee?
Exactly, not a case that can be argued although many try.
This brief video clip shows simply how to do it (not for you my dear reader(s) as I know that you all are committed to reverence when approaching the Lord, but, just in case the odd Sushi Catholic stumbles across this post......