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Originally posted by morpheusxxz
For past few months, I have lost interest in everything. Every damn thing seems so pointless. Everyone just run around trying to keep themselves involved with illusions to escape reality. There are many threads on this topic all over the web and I read many, but still I am yet to be satisfied with an answer. My existence does not make any difference in this world. So my death too won't make any. We, the product evolution just simply exist. And if we look at the most basic level, we are nothing but a mass of many atoms stacked one upon another held together by a force. Therefore upon my death all my atoms will rearrange and go back within earth.
You may say that I am going through depression but perhaps it maybe that I am loosing my ability to keep myself occupied with illusions. Yes, I still have been trying to just survive and spend my days occupied with video games the whole day. For couple of weeks, it worked but again today I was haunted by the same question. I have cut connection with all my friends and I rarely meet anyone as every single one of them just talk about money/career/other illusions. Three months ago I closed down my business as money no longer interests me. Heck, I don't even like to eat and sleep anymore.
Many say that life is very precious and one should live a healthy life but still what is the point of this survival? Many say that it is actually the lack of love because of which I think like this but love is a very strong illusion and I cannot willingly give myself into it. Many say that life is what we make of it but even if I get myself busy with something, I will start pondering on the very same thing after a few days. I doubt that anyone will have the answer but still I want to hear your views on this.
Originally posted by lapi7
Originally posted by morpheusxxz
Originally posted by GmoS719
The fact that you are relying on answers to come from ATS means you have a problem.
OR you are looking for attention. Either way it means something is wrong.
I suggest looking for answers someplace else besides the internet.
WE obviously can't give you a reason for existence, you have to find that out on your own.
Like everyone else.
As I mentioned in OP, I do not expect an answer here but I am here to find how people look at life, just to get more perspectives. And it maybe that I am unknowingly looking for attention but let alone this ATS account, I do not care about my physical self.
Originally posted by paradox
A lot of people reach this stage in their life.
In my younger days, through a few *ahem* 'experiences,' I was able to piece together what I think is the point of our existence.
The universe is conscious. Each of us is a piece of this awareness. We are a facet through which the universe is able to experience itself. To learn, to love, to feel, to teach, to help. Each person serves a unique purpose in this world, because no one has experienced like you have. Existence and learning is all this is. There is a point, and the point is knowing ourselves. Knowing what we are, where we come from. For everything positive in this world, there is something negative to counteract it. It's the law of nature, duality. Everything is an experience, and everything is experiencing.
I guess what I'm trying to say, is your existence means a lot, even if you don't realize it right now. Your existence helps everything in the grand scheme of things, like information being stored in a database. You have this life for a reason. There's so much beyond what you feel right now, and one day when you're out of this slump (which by the way, is a learning experience), you'll realize it.
Keep experiencing. It's the single best thing we can ever do.edit on 4-7-12 by paradox because: (no reason given)