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Originally posted by korathin
reply to post by NoRegretsEver
I am more worried that people still like that DBZ garbage. Who would want to be a Super Saiyen when you can be a Shinigami?lol. Ok I kid I kid.
Seriously though, this kid needs more adult supervision. But remember he is still young. In a year or two from now he will look back and laugh at the video(or cringe).
Originally posted by Takashi11
Wow. All I have to say is that I completely understand where this kid is coming from.
He's NOT undermining the abilities of man. He is pointing out how ridiculous it is for us to limit our potential by telling ourselves that we can't achieve our goals because we are "only human".
What he is saying is that through sheer will power, intent, and hard work, one can manifest his own reality into this physical world. We are only limited by what we perceive is impossible.
And his attempt to go Super Saiyan is his way of sharing this energy/emotion to us. He knows what it feels like to know that we have limitless potential and he is trying to share those feelings with the rest of us.
In the beginning of the video, the kid mentions how he looks up to Goku and his innate ability to fight for what he believes in and overcome adversity. What he is attempting is not to physically become a Super Saiyan, rather, to gain the Super Saiyan spirit which is to feel like you have the power to do anything.
Many of us feel powerless in this world. Against the big bad governments who wage wars we do not want, against the people in our communities who push us around. The reason why characters such as Goku and other superheroes appeal to people is because these characters understand that despite being only one person, they can make a difference if they set their minds to it, that they have the power to make a difference in their own realities.
And despite having godlike abilities allowing them to do whatever they want, these people choose to stand by humanity, they choose to stand by the helpless and defend them.
In a way, we see ourselves in those characters and we yearn to be like them. And this kid is telling us that we can be if we really desire to. We can make the impact these characters make if we put our minds to it. Granted, it will take hard work, but imagine if everyone in the world understood this, the amount of progress humanity can make towards peace. Just think, feel, and understand it for yourself.
Originally posted by TheAnswerTo1984
reply to post by BlackSatinDancer
At some point you have to tell him Santa isn't real or he ends up in the looney bin. Just sayin'.
Originally posted by DarkwingDuck82
wow this kid is getting way to much credit for acting like an idiot. This acts like my cousin who is 30 and has some serious psychotic problems. This kid needs to get off his @$$, stop watching tv, and play some sports or something, interact with people.
Looks like heʻs withdrawn, has some social problems and thats the catch 22, the snowball effect in his life. Heʻs gotta break patterns and habits and come back to reality
side note: maybe he has no/bad father figure, no one to really look up to
its funny this kind of thread makes us analyzerʻs, but i wonder how many of us got our own skeletons in our closet