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    Right.

    Think about this.
    We spend our whole lives working.
    Nursery school, primary school, secondary school, 6th form or job, uni, further education, a job and then a retirement at age 65(ish).

    Why do we do it?!
    I appreciate to learn, and get doctors (etc.) and that some people may love there jobs / schooling.

    We've been given the gift of life though, why do we spend it doing so much labour?

    My friend and another guy died in a car crash a few weeks ago, it was in the news - it just got me thinking how they've worked their whole lives (essentially) for nothing when they could have been enjoying ever second of it.

    rant over.
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    Because it's the way the world is.

    I would love to live off the land in a community that does the same, but unfortuantely, ideas have shaped the earth differently.
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    Anyway, it's not all bad. The money you earn should partly be spent on enjoying yourself with family and friends.

    I can tell you from experience that going to uni, not having a job, and having loads of free time, the 'special' time spent with friends has become such a cliche that it is no longer special. I look forward to working because it will make the limited times I spend with friends and family so much more enjoyable.
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    You can't enjoy life with no money. And to get money you have to get a job. To get a (decent) job you usually have to go to university....college....seconda ry school....etc. It's pretty simple really. There's not much you can do with no money.

    Sorry about your friend though.
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    (Original post by Aack)
    Because it's the way the world is.

    It's such a shame.
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    I don't need to, it's all encapsulated in one song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddaaN7WX6r8
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    It's that or get beats by my mum and sent back to africa
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    (Original post by iamjackma)
    Right.

    rant over.
    Mate your lost. I believe alot of people have been trying to figure this out why we do as we do for many generations. But they've not got an answer after all these years, so why bother wasting your time and go through these emotions to figure this out.

    Basically. Live a good life, do as everyone does and It'll all work out fine.:yep:
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    I love my job.

    Of course, a small amount of money (minimum wage, full-time hours) is a requirement for financial responsibility, but you have to find things you enjoy. No point doing anything that doesn't make you happy.
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    (Original post by iamjackma)
    Right.

    Think about this.
    We spend our whole lives working.
    Nursery school, primary school, secondary school, 6th form or job, uni, further education, a job and then a retirement at age 65(ish).

    Why do we do it?!
    I appreciate to learn, and get doctors (etc.) and that some people may love there jobs / schooling.

    We've been given the gift of life though, why do we spend it doing so much labour?

    My friend and another guy died in a car crash a few weeks ago, it was in the news - it just got me thinking how they've worked their whole lives (essentially) for nothing when they could have been enjoying ever second of it.

    rant over.
    because;

    * most of us don't have the luxury of paid food/shelter/paid utility bills when we are over X age
    * most of us won't die in a car crash
    * a lot of the stuff that is 'enjoyable' DOES cost money, travel costs, food, etc ...

    end of the day we are lucky to do 'a 40 hour week' as we don't have to spend the whole day hunting for food - which we may not get.


    it's simple - you either have time or money, rarely both.

    since I wasn't porn paris hilton, i need to work to get what I want
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    Two reasons- too prove something to people
    - easier than manual labour

    I've never thought about a career I would rather become a travelling tramp than do a long term job.
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    (Original post by Casshern1456)
    do as everyone does and It'll all work out fine.:yep:



    It depends on your definition of fine.
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    (Original post by Tacita)
    You can't enjoy life with no money. And to get money you have to get a job. To get a (decent) job you usually have to go to university....college....seconda ry school....etc. It's pretty simple really. There's not much you can do with no money.

    Sorry about your friend though.
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    (Original post by Aack)
    Because it's the way the world is.

    I would love to live off the land in a community that does the same, but unfortuantely, ideas have shaped the earth differently.
    No reason why we cant shape it back.

    Im not going to have a career, Im not going to ever work more than part time. Having the time to do as I please (which is grassroots volunteering for community projects) is more important to me than money.
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    (Original post by SoundDevastation)
    No reason why we cant shape it back.

    Im not going to have a career, Im not going to ever work more than part time. Having the time to do as I please (which is grassroots volunteering for community projects) is more important to me than money.
    Right.

    Now where do you suppose the money for your;

    Shelter
    Food
    Utilities

    will come from?
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    (Original post by iamjackma)
    It depends on your definition of fine.
    fine 1 (fn)
    adj. fin·er, fin·est
    1. Very small in size, weight, or thickness
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    (Original post by Adonis)
    Right.

    Now where do you suppose the money for your;

    Shelter
    Food
    Utilities

    will come from?
    oh no, NOT MY UTILITIES!!!
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    (Original post by Yuppie20)
    fine 1 (fn)
    adj. fin·er, fin·est
    1. Very small in size, weight, or thickness


    Ah, so he means his brain!
    Thanks.
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    (Original post by Yuppie20)
    oh no, NOT MY UTILITIES!!!

    Ye because when it was minus 3-4 degrees the other week, I wasn't glad that I work to pay the gas bill to keep me warm so I don't need to go skin an animal and wear it's hide for warmth :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Adonis)
    Right.

    Now where do you suppose the money for your;

    Shelter
    Food
    Utilities

    will come from?

    Food? R u srs?
    Shelter - the same way our ancestors made shelters.

    Utilities, I assume you mean medicine and such things?
    A fair point, although there are a plentiful number of natural remedies for things.

    And although it sounds harsh, survival of the fittest.
 
 
 
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