I guess one can be self-defeating and think oneself a strange kind of B
that is botched, bungled, AND unhappy.
I guess I would call those mutated B's, the killer B's without the
"happy" gene usually attached to being a B. But I wonder how many such
people like that there are. I suspect that most of the B's are either
too busy struggling to survive or too busy watching television to have
time to be unhappy.
That's what I thought I was. Now I'm not so sure. I guess my point is
your point: all this thinking makes me wonder if it's possible I could
still be a B, even a weird mutant B.
> > 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 ;-).
Yes, this is even more vial than that. It's the realization that it's
more important to get out of school than to write the perfect thesis.
It's also the realization that I must let Rohit have his own experiences
and his own failures, even if it pains me to watch, e.g.
Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.
That way, when you criticize them... you are a mile away AND you have