When I was 12, they used to tell me that I am too young and that when I graduate school I will stop having such an “idealistic” view on life. I didn’t understand why they told me this! I graduated school, but nothing changed. I kept on looking on life, in the same positive way. Then, they once again told me that I am too young and that when I graduate college I will stop looking so “idealistically” on life… Time went by and I graduated. And what a surprise… the other day, they once again told me that I am too young and that I have to live a little longer, and then they say “I would realize how life will spin me and I will stop having such a positive and idealistic view on life.”
I don’t get it! Is everybody immortal and has everybody been living for centuries? Is that why they always tell me that I am “too young” and I haven’t seen enough? Probably when I turn 50, they will still tell me that I am too young and that I have to patiently wait, until my idealism is being crushed by the “ugly reality”.
I did not get it and I still don’t understand it…
… or actually I understand it. To see in another’ s body, your past. To see how your dreams from the past, your passion and desires “ran away” from your body and settled in the soul of somebody else. To go back in the past… on the crossroad, where misled by other “wise people, who have seen enough”, you abandoned your purpose in life and took the path… the path where it is crowded not by people with souls and dreams, but by bodies without goals and ambitions. On the path, that many are walking, but rarely somebody gets to arrive somewhere… the path, which is long, but which leads to nowhere!
Reality which truly is (more…)