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the female anatomy and the male anatomy. One of the things I remember, one of them saying, was that females had a layer of fat that males did not have. It was interesting, but not for me.

The first year in college was, for me, exciting. I read that freshmen were supposed to have some difficulty in orienting themselves, and we'd have conflicts. As I went into psychology and things like that, I learned all of the things which I should have experienced, which I didn't experience, such as adolescent turbulence and anxieties and identity problems and what not. And I guess one of the reasons I didn't experience them was because I was brash as hell. I was involved or doing things. Unfortunately, my own adolescence blocked my ability to understand a lot of the things that the young people in the last ten years or so seem so preoccuppied with, you know, such as searching for their identity, or searching for meaning, and all that sort of stuff. I am a little impatient with all of that, because I feel that people find out about who they are by what they do, and by their own curiosity and involvement and brashness and what not. And I really don't have very much patience with passive introspection, which, rightly or wrongly, I sort of look upon as a cop-out or a way of obscuring essential laziness, or something of that sort.

But obviously, I have these opinions because of my own experience. My college experience was one of almost a continuous involvement, searching, argument, interacting with people, insensitively engaged -- by insensitively, I mean, not stopping to think about the possibidity that I might be irritating people, you know. I guess if I were someone else looking at me in my first couple of years in

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