"Our physical quirks, our mistakes, the inflection in our name, our proclivities and our tendencies, they all get rolled into a singular collection of traits that define who we are. And that collection is what people see first and foremost when they receive our personalities. Without that identity, all anyone has to judge a person on is their words via the prism of objective reality. It only cares whether our views on organic chemistry or foreign policy are relevant. It separates the world of ideas from the filthy meatspace we are bound by."
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- therustyknife said:I know its late after your AMA but I was wondering, how important is it to find someone to start with? Like, I am going to hike the AT once I graduate in the winter of 2016, but I don't have a trail buddy haha none of my friends are as campy as me. So would it be harder for me?
I started with a pal, but we split in the Smokies. I hiked with people I met on the trail for the...