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Originally posted by BeforeTheHangmansNoose
More and more people are slowly acknowledging the scale of our reality.
And when you do, it brings you peace; the arguments, terrible useless, pathetic news that is blasted in our faces day in day out, wars, violence, religion.. everything becomes less chaotic, the more you are aware. When you can see the big picture, it truly gives you closure. At least this is how i feel. materialistic needs, jobs, money, 'life missions', all of these things become less and less important and what you begin to realize is that your own personal achievements, morals, personality, knowledge, intellect, clarity and relationships become the most important thing.
Just my 2c.
Originally posted by l_e_cox
reply to post by Caioneach
You can get into the pettiness of it all if you want.
But that's the way all games are. A game is as important as the players decide to make it.
How important, really, is football? Or what clothes you wear? Or who is elected President?
You can always find a viewpoint that makes your games seem unimportant.
But they're your games! They are what you have decided to fill your lifetime with. So, why not play them as if they were the most important things in existence?
My only advice would be to choose your games wisely. If you're going to play them with all you've got, which is the best way to play, what will be the result? Will you meet thousands of people, make friends with them, and enrich their lives? Or will you cower in a lonely corner and send forth remote-controlled weapons to kill thousands of potential friends that you will never meet? After a lifetime of playing your game as hard as you could, will you feel proud of that lifetime, or ashamed of it?
Each and every one of us, and our actions, are a part of that "big picture." Sure it is a very big picture. But it is created with millions of individual brush strokes. The artist sees each brush stroke as important. There is nothing wrong about considering your little part of that huge picture as "important."