March 10th, 2005

bluebeard

Peer Pressure

I was having a mental argument (which is the best kind, since they always turn out in your favor) with somebody (nobody reading this) this morning and I had a thought that seemed New and Interesting™. I think there are two kinds of peer pressure: positive, which says "you may", and negative, which says "you must".

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I thought that was an interesting distinction, and I don't believe I've ever seen it made before.