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when i first read it

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I knew Nothing about Eastern religion and I followed just fine

Come to find out I was Buddhist, didn't even know it until then

I still greatly prefer it to "On the Road." Cassady grated on my nerves; Snyder is much easier to get along with. I always identify with Kerouac in those books though; on one end of the spectrum we have Cassady, then on the other end is Snyder, and then there's Kerouac stuck in the middle