Re: Predators and Prey (was Sma (was Healthy Sexuality))

Robin Hanson (
Sat, 21 Dec 1996 16:51:57 -0800 (PST)

The Low Willow writes:
>A large segment of my male classmates, who thought it would be nice to
>beat me up. They were pack hunters; I was the wimpiest male in gym
>class tests. I tended to outrun them when they went after me, either
>because they weren't trying very hard or because adrenaline is a
>wonderful substance.

I had a very similar childhood. Anyone who thinks children must be
taught to be cruel doesn't remember or wasn't paying attention.
Children were far creuler to me than adults have ever been.

Robin D. Hanson