The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

How long can one live in and accept a society without playing games? And having played them, how long can one remain in such a society without becoming permanently infected by its "morality"?

In the "Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" and in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

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The answer to such a question is proportional to the character and strength of the person being tested. The first thing one must do is understand that indeed, society is playing games and suffers from a "disease" that one must try to avoid. Then, one must decide what to do about this perverted morality one is trying to avoid; in a real situation, such decisions can be aided by having someone else who is "on the same page" with whom one can collaborate. Finally, one must be so convinced that one is right that such a person might even be willing to risk one's life to not become infected. While it is true that literature and history as filled with people and characters who resist the infection of the perverted morality, it is also true that we have seen people become infected, even forced to become infected because there is little resistance and little support for those who do resist.