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In evolutionary biology, mimicry, also sometimes known as mimetism, is the similarity of one species to another which protects one or both. This similarity can be in appearance, behaviour, sound, scent and location, with the mimics found in similar places to their models.
Who am I doing that for? Me, or society? I don't think society knows what's right for itself. Everything we are mimicking is ultimately futile, because the stuff we need is stuff that money can't buy, and yet all of our philosophies revolve around money, fame, or pleasure.
Originally posted by Screwed
reply to post by Toadmund
If I had more focus I would be a very one dimensional person who knew ONE THING very well.
I would much rather know a little and sometimes ALOT about ALOT of different things.
Go with it.
People with focus are missing out on a whole lot of life.
Before you get too down on yourself for not being a goal setter let me share this little nugget with you.
I'm not a goal setter either and often mock those who are. It is beyond me how people function that way.
I try to remember that sometimes it isn't about the end goal but rather the journey along the way.
It only applies if I'm doing it because someone else is doing it. I do it FOR MYSELF.
Until the day I figure out how to heal the world, I will continue doing this for myself
because if I join in the chess game, I'll just get sacrificed to further someone else's agenda. And when I'm dead and gone, I lose my chance to make the difference I want to see.
So I gotta do it while I'm still kicking. And mimicry has only shown me the futility of the chess game. No thanks.
I have no desire to be like anyone but myself.
Have fun copying people your whole life.