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Pat609 Date: 8/2/99 11:12 PM Number: 12744
Hal seems to be feeling guilty and strangely uncomfortable about his good fortune, and his lack of enthusiasm and motivation seem close to depression.

He describes himself as a left winger. It sounds like classic liberal guilt to me. The lack of enthusiasm is self imposed - he consiously bought into slacker ethics and designed his life around it. I think depression is a very likely byproduct of such decisons.
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