Ode to Losing Virginity.

Robert S. Thau (rst@ai.mit.edu)
Wed, 5 Aug 1998 10:31:25 -0400 (EDT)

I. Find Karma writes:

> PEOPLE TYPE "A" are the folks for whom everything major in life gets
> achieved with relative ease....
> PEOPLE TYPE "B" are the "botched and the bungled" -- these are the
> people who are not blessed with an overwhelming amount of any given
> resource, and as a result their goals in life are much more modest....
> PEOPLE TYPE "C" are the people for whom nothing comes easy. They have
> more resources than the people of type "B," and possibly have more
> resources than the people of type "A." However, unlike the "A"s, these
> resources came with a high price...
> The thought I thought was this. That it's possible that I'm not a type
> "B", that I'm not born stupid. That it's possible that I was born a
> type "C" -- someone very much realizing there is much he doesn't know --
> but have not yet figured out what my resource is or how to glean it once
> I do figure it out.

Ummm... you *must* be a type C if it even occurs to you to ask the
question. Think about it.

> See, I've often held the opinion that people do not change their core
> nature without a life-altering epiphany -- a realization that so strikes
> at the core of one's existence that in so doing it alters one's core
> from that point forward. What comes next does not necessarily make me
> happy; I place my whole value system in question as I hold my nose and
> jump feet first into what I know I must now do.

But you were working at Microsoft already ;-).