1. The idea that high school relationships are quixotic due to the fact that having a boyfriend/girlfriend in 9-12 grade rarely ever ends in lasting commitment and often results in the end of a good friendship.
2. The belief that there is really “no point” to making a close friend of the opposite sex any more than a friend and that the only “benefits” you should get from a friend are encouragement and someone to talk to.
2. The two became great friends, knowing that their belief in the Troja Philosophy would keep their friendship from getting complicated or stressful.