1. When being bullied [she] found it useful to remember that if you read the relevant literature or watched the pertinent movies you soon found that being bullied was practically a sign of a superior personality, and the greater the intensity of the bullying the more likely it was to be avenged at the other end of life, when qualities of the kind [she] possessed—cleverness, will-to-power—became “their own reward,” and that this remained true even if the people in the literature and the movies looked nothing like you, came from a different socio-economic and historical universe, and would have—had they ever met you—very likely enslaved you or at best bullied you to precisely the same extent as [the girl from school] who had a problem with the way you acted like you were better than everyone else.

    — THE MYSTERY PERSISTS. What LJ Best Book could this be from?


  1. kelsfjord said: wait I know this one!
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