Feelings, thoughts, opinions, ideas.
I can name the animal but not its nature.
"do you think he’s attractive?" the straight male is asked. against his better judgement, he says "yeah, i guess so." suddenly, the police burst in. they seize the man, take away his certificate of heterosexuality, and exile him to wander the realm of the gay forever. if only the man had responded with "how should i know? i’m not into dudes"
"Hey, want to be friends? No? Oh, okay. I understand. I wouldn’t want to be friends with me either." -summary of every social interaction I have.