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the goodest thing
    #2367387 - 02/22/04 12:02 PM (14 years, 29 days ago)

I'm getting agitated with a contemporary of mine in the math department. This person is deep down a good person, but they have a very big ego, very vain, and can be very mean sometimes. I know many branches of mathematics better than he does, though he brags about his own math skills a lot and thinks overall he is better than I. We have a long history of helping each other learn topics that one has not understood and the other has understood well. An exam is coming up and I promised to write for him some practice problems that are very similar to what'll be on the exam. If I do this for him, he may get a good grade, he may even end up getting a better grade than me just because he learns so well.

I've pretty much decided that I want to end relations with this person but we have a long history together and I respect that.
the options I'm considering are as follows...
1) do a thorough job helping him then tell him to piss off
2) do a thorough job helping him then don't talk to him anymore
3) do a halfass job helping him and don't talk to him anymore
4) ignore my promise and don't talk to him anymore

my heart says that 2 is the goodest thing to do but it also makes me feel like a worm if I don't get even somehow or confront him on being such a prick...
i wonder if doing the good thing usually includes feeling wormy. maybe there is a better option i haven't thought of. thoughts?

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Re: the goodest thing [Re: question_for_joo]
    #2367490 - 02/22/04 12:56 PM (14 years, 29 days ago)

What about telling him why you're not going to write the notes for him? That hes a prick, and you don't feel right helping a prick.

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Re: the goodest thing [Re: question_for_joo]
    #2367662 - 02/22/04 01:59 PM (14 years, 29 days ago)

Do a through job and tell him how you feel( big ego, very vain, and can be very mean sometimes). Maybe his friendship with you means alot to him.



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Re: the goodest thing [Re: mabus]
    #2369285 - 02/22/04 09:10 PM (14 years, 28 days ago)

I would say #2 but talking to him about the situation would be a decent thing to do.

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Re: the goodest thing [Re: question_for_joo]
    #2370506 - 02/23/04 02:33 AM (14 years, 28 days ago)

You definately gotta talk to him and that will cure the wormy thing. I think that would do a better job of getting rid of the wormy thing than not helping him. Then, you could decide whether it is worth helping him or not. Though try to talk to him about specific situations and how you interpreted them , rather than make general comments about his character - the confrontation is less likely to be too uncomfortable that way.

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