If Everyone Jumped…
Of course you would. If your name happened to be “Ude” you’d race to go first.
You would drive and hike to find the perfect cliff. Never mind the rampant poison ivy…
the false starts, the dead ends, or the sleepy kids, you would search until you found it.
Jump one, jump all.
If everyone else jumped off a cliff,
why would you stay on the rock?
No fun in that.
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