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Subject: Re: Intellectualism as a Pierpont tradition

Susan Shirley Chandel Pierpont 3rd floor sunset 73-75
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Date Posted: 01:19:39 01/06/09 Tue
In reply to: ted 's message, "Re: Intellectualism as a Pierpont tradition" on 19:58:42 09/03/04 Fri

>>Reading some of these recent posts have me wondering
>>if I have confabulated my memories of Pierpont as
>>being a largely intellectual place. Yes, we did a lot
>>of mind expansion and sexual experimentalism (or at
>>least, I did), but there was a concentration of brain
>>cells which also allowed for serious discussion of the
>>phenomenology of the times.
>>Help me out, guys, am I misremembering my youth? Say
>>it ain't so!! Are u saying sewer tunneling, caveing
>and campus climbing/exploration are not intellectual
>endeavors? Did u participate in any of the same? If
>not , I fear your education was incomplete. It might
>have been engaging (fun?) for u to drop a hit and sit
>around pondering the universe under your fingernail,
>but for me the heightened senses experienced with
>comrads during these expeditions was not only
>enjoyable but memorable. Does the credo respect
>diversity ring a bell? Intellect is where u find it
>and it may be in a sewer.
Intellectualism ? Yes I do recall many stimulating discussions and a very interesting and creative group of people. I chose Pierpont for the creativity and rebel edge.

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