How for months afterward I didn’t dare fall asleep because of the nightmares that would invade my mind: hideous images of an imagines Hunt, wet and violent and full of blood.
Horrific cries of fear and panic, the sound of flesh ripped and bones crushed puncturing the night stillness.” ― tags: altruism, associate, associates, buddies, buddy, charity, companion, companions, companionship, compassion, confidant, confidants, denial, empathy, friend, friends, friendship, gene, genes, genie, ghandi, humanity, humor, humour, mahatma-ghandi, mandela, mate, mates, mercy, mother-teresa, nelson-mandela, pal, pals, partner, partners, past, philosopher, philosophy, satire, satirist, selfish, selfishness, selfless, selflessness, separation, social-criticism, sympathy, teresa, the-past, unselfish, unselfishness tags: advantage, advantages, altruism, benefit, benefits, charity, companion, companions, companionship, compassion, convenience, empathy, equality, fair, fairness, friend, friends, friendship, friendships, gene, genes, genie, ghandi, humanity, humor, humour, mahatma-ghandi, mandela, mate, mates, mercy, mother-teresa, nelson-mandela, pal, pals, philosopher, philosophy, relationship, relationships, reward, rewards, satire, satirist, selfish, selfishness, selfless, selflessness, social-criticism, sympathy, teresa, unfair, unfairness, unselfish, unselfishness “As I had to do whenever I glimpsed this river, I thought of Phineas.
In A Separate Peace, Finny never did well in school.
To create an outlet from his education, he founded the Super Suicide Society.
In the Dead Poets Society, kids were able to conquer their fear of breaking school rules, and of upsetting their parents.
This helped to allow the kids to think for themselves, be brave because of the group support and not let their parents make all the important decisions for them.
Those are gold, gospel, glory, gene.” ― “Must like the rest of us on the surface, he had an underlying obliging and considerate strain which barred him from being a really important member of the class.
You had to be rude at least sometimes and edgy often to be credited with "personality," and without that accolade no one at Devon could be anyone.
Both the Super Suicide Society and the Dead Poets Society provided an outlet from the pressures of their education and helped the members to conquer their fears.
These two secret societies provided an outlet from the pressures of their schooling.