"your guide to the real world"
It is a depressing thought when a guide to "the real world" is about things I do not participate in at all. Sex, drugs, drinking, pulling and partying to me are not "the real world", and I doubt they are to a lot of people. Am I wrong to take greater joy from pleasures of the mind than of the body? Plato, Aristotle, Kant and Mill would think not, I'm sure they would look upon me highly. You can label me as "sad" or a "loser", but in my eyes I am living the life I want.