Adventure

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Adventure

Any activity that involves risk. Almost any investment, business opportunity, and even many jobs involve adventure of one kind or another. The willingness to undertake an adventure is a necessary component to the function of capitalism.
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McCarty's fascination is always with what might be called (pace Adrienne Rich's old theoretical chestnut) a lesbian continuum of erotic thrill seeking and aggression: Her subjects are usually victims and/or perpetrators of violence between women.
Most cougar reports are surely cultural projections, drawn perhaps from guilt for the ravages of the past, from fear, thrill seeking, or sheer defiance of authority.
As with young adults in general, drug use among disabled college students is closely associated with a previous history of drug use, frequent sexual activity and a tendency toward thrill seeking.