posted on Oct, 21 2008 @ 04:25 PM
I matter to me and that's all that really matters.
Does that sound totally selfish? I suppose so, but I think we all are, the differences lie in how much of it we admit.
Yes I care about other people, and I try to do things to "improve" the world, especially my little corner of it. I get friends and warm fuzzy
But ultimately, whether this lifetime lasts another 51 years, and whether that is just a few hours of leisure time to a "kid" who has created me as
a character in his simulation game, it really doesn't make any difference.
This moment is all I have - all any of us really has - and in this moment I'm okay with who I am, where I am, and what I'm doing. What else really
Hey, look at it this way .. if there's some "thing" out there using me to get points or entertainment in a game, or some system using me as a
battery for power, at least I have a purpose!
Otherwise I could be just some random collection of cells ambling aimlessly through time and the universe trying to figure out what my purpose is but
.. there isn't one! The joke's on me! It's all just chaos and chance...
It doesn't matter how I got here or why. I'm here now, and I'm going to make the best of it, and you'll just have to deal with it.