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I Say, The System Is Upside Down
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I Say, The System Is Upside Down

So I have been thinking. Well, I have been thinking about the very same thing for the last six years. And this is just to show you how one human being, myself for instance, can get to want something but not want it hard enough. Or, at least I think so. I have been involved in many "business like" ventures in the past years that I can't count with my fingers. None of them have stock or worked for me. So I am still employed, which I am grateful for, don't get me wrong. But, I am still employed. That is the problem.

Why is it a problem for me being employed? Or, let me rephrase it, why is it a problem for me being an employee? That is my real problem. Having a boss and not being my own boss where I dictate the rules, I set my own hours and work on my pajamas if I really wanted to. That is my problem. The "system" how I call the daily 9 - 5 job super experience that almost every human being on this Earth has to face for at least 40 years in order to reach freedom and "retire". Retire to what?

In my opinion, the system is upside down. It will sound stupid for many but for me it is. We work hard to earn money all of our youth and better years of our lives just so that when we get old and have no energy to actually enjoy the beauty of this planet and the people and travel to places and do activities such as rock climbing, horseback riding by the beach, skydiving in Dubai, take a walk on the Great Wall of China... just a few ideas, we are already tired and exhausted to actually do these things. Forget it we say. Let's just settle in for what we can afford.

Unfortunately, this is reality for many people here in the United States. I apologize if people don't agree with me on this, but this is sad. It should not be that way. Who said that working for "the man" is the only way out to a beautiful and more fulfilling life? One that you and your loved ones could enjoy! Do you know why we don't have a clue on who had that brilliant idea? Because just like Edison is loved, thanked and remembered forever for giving us electricity, he or she would be forever doomed for giving us the easiest way for slavery.

Just my thoughts on the system, but reality is: We all have the same chances of making the best of our lives, be free and set the examples to those that follow.


Street Talk

You already have the answer, you said it in your last line. there are many who must work a 9 to 5 job and rely on that security. then there are others who will take a leap of faith and make it work, period. Which one are you? :)

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  about 9 years ago

I really liked your article ( I am still smiling!) and I agree with you totally.

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  about 9 years ago
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