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“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.”
― Henry Ford
Spoon boy: Do not try and bend the spoon. That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth.
Neo: What truth?
Spoon boy: There is no spoon.
Neo: There is no spoon?
Spoon boy: Then you'll see, that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.
Originally posted by grey580
reply to post by PurpleVortex
The point in being awakened is to go out and help others.
Otherwise being awakened is useless.
Originally posted by boymonkey74
You do know that even If you work in WalMart you can bring happiness to people? Sometimes in life you can make the difference but in a small personal way.
Not everyone is destined for great things and the sooner the young understand that they are not all special the better it will be.
Just be a decent person and try not to hurt anyone and every now and then help someone who needs it.
I feel you have fallen for all the MSN BS telling everyone they are special and they can be anything.
I would post what Tyler durden has to say about this but it would be against T&C.
Originally posted by MrsBeeton
You remind me in some respects of my young self and I don't mean to be patronising when I say that. I think it's great that you are idealistic and want to make a difference. You can get a job helping people. These struggles about finding a purpose/ meaning come and go through life but they are really supercharged for those in their teens who are just about to strike out on their own and don't know what they will be yet. I've come to the conclusion you can make a difference, even if your job is nothing special in itself. It sounds like you need a job with a social purpose/ caring role at this point. You need to start somewhere and you can learn a lot about yourself and build your character with jobs that are not very glamorous or high profile. Remember that collectively all of us can make a big difference but be careful who you align yourself with.
If you don't mind me asking , why are you moving out of your apartment with nowhere to go?
Originally posted by smithjustinb
reply to post by XxNightAngelusxX
My problem is, how can I enjoy something that I have no control over? How can I enjoy my life when im made to live it without a choice in the matter? How can a slave enjoy being a slave?