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Dots on a rainbow

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posted on Nov, 26 2014 @ 03:45 AM
The world we live in, got complicated. So much to know, the specialists of their fields had to specialise on a sub-field. Today it is simply imposible to know everything. You can't get to apoint where you can yell: "Done. I got all the answers now!"

The most complicated endavour, the curse we share, as cognitional beings with a counsciousness, seems to be: finding out who we are. The easy way out is to subscribe to a strict set of rules, telling us exactly what to think, how to behave: an outdated manual to be human.
What is right for you doesn't have to be right for me. The benefit of developing individuals, in our modern society is a wider range of possibilities.

If you'd have asked some old Greek, or Roman, (what have you) why he lives, he would have probably given you a puzzled look and the short answer: "To survive and feed my family."
If I'd ask the same question a single person, with a decent job, today, what would the answer be? Surviving and feeding, is not enough anymore. What is live worth, if you have nothing to live for? Some of the lonly and unhappier minds tend to search their place in society amongst like-minded others. Preverably with a goal, that gives them the opportunity to feel superior. "I got everything so under control, I help the needy ones."
Then we have those witch struggle to buy all the shiny stuff others have to keep their minds busy, they walk alongside with them and feel disconnected, misunderstood and start to develop into grunty haters. Mostly with an attitude that goes like "I work so much harder, I suffered so much, I should get everything they have!"
A few, the truly awoken ones, if you'd ask me, follow their path, pursuit their own happiness, endure to never be a part of a bigger gruop, see the price those, we would label "successfull" have to pay and chose for the sake of their individuality and their freedom the meaning of live: to grow, to learn and teach only those who come to learn.

The world we share is overpopulated, why are there still people thinking their genes are so wonderfull they have to make them their contribution for the following generations? Every rat is able to procreate, is this really the best heritage you can make? Wouldn't there probably have been a better monument you could have left behind? Something filled with truth and knowledge, an awe inspiring one that helps the community of the world to imagine bigger and aspire greater things?
Instead so many miss the point while asking: what life is for. What the sentence "all is one" really means is, there is no individual that isn't part of human society. Like our planet that's bound by gravity to his neighbours in this galaxy, we are connected to our fellow humans, by the force of life.

Everybody who says "I love Jesus." while they look down on the people alive here and now, right next to them, just because they either don't like the partners they choose to love, or other stupid little lifestyle desicions they make, should ask: "Wtf, am I doing? I spill hate in the name of an ancient guy, I never met and cause pain in the ones I could help"
All the different little things we chose everyday have been done by some one before. What makes us unique is the composition of all the dots on the rainbow we chose to build our life with.

posted on Nov, 26 2014 @ 05:09 PM
a reply to: Peeple

The part about knowledge is true, but the reason we specialize in sub-fields is partially due to increasing laziness, and don't try to refute that with excuses.

Let's take music. Making one song. Let's say it is organic and synthetic, meaning partially recorded from instruments, partially done using synthesizers.

Here's the list of jobs from that one song in the industry:

-Recording Engineer for vocals and instruments
-Sound Engineer for the synthesizers
-Audio Environment Specialist because different situations require different setups and equipment
-The actual musicians playing instruments and singing
-Mixing Specialist to balance volumes
-Mastering Specialist to boost the volume of the overall final mix

Meanwhile, any aspiring home artist does all this themselves every single time they make a song.

Also, beat maker and mixer are now classified as two different jobs. Yeah, there are people who can throw melodies together but dont know how to balance them. Such a shame.

We've all forgotten how to live for ourselves. With so many people working on one project, how is the final product anything close to what the original source intended? You can try and try, but it's like tainting a soul.

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posted on Nov, 26 2014 @ 10:57 PM
a reply to: Peeple

I feel as if one needs to see purpose in what they do, and do it for themselves.

When you can make something for yourself you are creating rather than serving, and if we see a greater number of individuals pursuing creative goals, we will foster a culture that values the individual and his talents, as opposed to the way that he is able to fit within the puzzle of societies quest for "more".

posted on Nov, 27 2014 @ 01:50 AM
a reply to: Lynk3

I don't think lazyness is the problem, but making something creative
As soon as you have companies wanting to make money out of your imagination, they feel the urge to impose professionals on it to ensure it stays sellable.
Also might not be always that bad, it gives non-creatives the opportunity to work the field they want to but couldn't if they wouldn't have someone allowing them to ride along on their boards.
I had more scientific fields in mind with that statement, like biology, physics etc.

We're heading towards more technological unemployment, the working force required to keep the system running gets smaller and smaller, while people not only need something to life from but also a task, they can achieve success with.
I think that could be a good thing, if we embrace it, maybe it leads us to develop faster and wider culturally.

@SystemResistor: Serving is not necessarily a bad thing. You can serve the community with your talents, while staying free and doing something unique. Most great artists were ahead of their time and came to "fame" after their deads.
The trick might be to stay open for constructive criticism, and still hold on to dare something you know not everybody will get what you are trying to say/do
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posted on Nov, 27 2014 @ 11:34 AM
a reply to: Peeple

Creative fields and scientific fields are one in the same. All different languages trying to explain one thing: Our universe's originating source.

And also, non-creative people shouldn't work in a creative field unless it's finances, just my opinion. Then you end up with souless art that conveys nothing.

posted on Nov, 27 2014 @ 11:54 AM
a reply to: Lynk3

True, still: you need someone to drive and carry the bags

Also I met a few convinced they are super creative when they mixed some annoying sirens over a song. As always it depends on the perspective.

And I don't know, if really all artists are trying to solve the mistery of life. Some just seem to be addicted to get their ego pampered. I heard a guy, who is a musician once say, he's only doing it to get attention from the ladies. I somehow assume that this is true for most of them.

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