Chapter 3

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Having entered the adult world with neither instinctive nor acquired knowledge of how to relate to humans, I went into college to study sociology and philosophy. I figured that nothing would help me and my life more than gaining an understanding of the peculiar organisms that surround me and control my destiny.

I was wrong.

Here's a life-saving tip to all of you who are in a situation similar to mine: Study business. Good management books are mostly about people. Business and especially marketing and management will teach you more about people than every sociology course in the world.

Plus, you won't have to hang around with the hippy-dippy airheads in the Sociology Department who think that the real world is just a controllable set of arbitrary options instead of ... well, the real world.

And plus, you might have a shot at getting a job when you get out.