"Sure," I said. I felt a strange relief. The tables were turned and I did not have time to think things out. I suppose my buying him a beer was altruistic, though I knew if I had said "No" that I would be made to feel uncomfortable. I did not want that, so ultimately, yeah, it was about me.

"I wonder what kind of porn Osama had?" I asked him, moving on. "Was it, like, women's ankles, or perhaps their faces below their noses?"

He giggled loudly, which is what you are supposed to do when someone has bought you a drink and made a joke that wasn't really funny.

I still don't know where I stand on this Rand stuff. When I get stuck, I always end up at the same place. The only real philosophy that makes sense is the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

"Orbit?" I said, offering him a piece of gum.

"Don't mind if I do!" he replied.

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raymond59
raymond59

Let me give some advice to Katy St. Clair: "Get Yourself another Job! If you have too much time as a Bouncer at a Night Club & you're writing a Column, You should get another Line of Work! I hear that Computer Networking is alot more satisfying!"

 

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