Imagine the verbal brawl that occurred at the next class when we discussed the findings as a group. One guy had been described as a drunk by more than half of the class. And a sophomore couple who had been dating since orientation, were shocked to learn that she found him untrustworthy and he thought she was selfish. Ouch.
The Professor included himself in the lesson and was not the least bit surprised by what he read. Over six years and hundreds of students, the most common answer was flighty. Far from upset, he was always impressed by how no one held back or tried to stroke his ego, which was the whole point of the exercise.
The Professor’s lesson: People usually don’t know that others think of them, and the majority don’t really want to know.” —
…apparently the insidefacebook.com doesn’t have any of their BFFLs listed as their children…” —http://www.insidefacebook.com/
- CJ: Are you talking through the whole vote?
- Danny: You're going to lose this one 60-40.
- CJ: Danny.
- Danny: Did I ruin the end?
- CJ: Could you even have thismuch sensitivity?
- Danny: No.
- CJ: Why?
- Danny: Cause you blew it.
- CJ: The Senate blew it.
- Danny: You did.
- CJ: We did everything but pass a hat!
- Danny: Nobody wants to put money in a hat in Botswana when you got hats that need filling here. You can't make this about charity, it's about self-interest. We cut farm assistance in Colombia - every single crop we developed was replaced with cocaine. We cut aid for primary education in northwest Pakistan and Egypt - the kids went to madrassas. Why weren't you making a case that Republican senators are bad on drugs, and bad on national security? Why are Democrats always so bumfuzzled?