Personal Narrative: Egocentric Immediacy In High School

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In 1980, at the age of seventeen, I had been your typical teenager always making an irrational decision. Just about the time of my anticipated graduation, me and two other classmates decided to embark on our newly-found freedom from school by smoking some weed. I suggested we stay on campus and use one of the empty rooms. At this point, my thinking was self-serving—I was egocentric dominating. I convinced my classmates to stay on school grounds to smoke weed; I told them it was okay, we had an early dismissal—nothing will happen. My decision that day was egocentric immediacy; I was caught up in the excitement of knowing in three more days I will be out of school and leaving this small town. My behavior that day was foolish—I got caught and
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