Dare to dream?
October 2, 2010 6:02 PM Subscribe
When I was a kid, I thought it was my purpose to grow up and achieve all the things for myself that I could. Now that I have grown up to be in my mid-twenties, I have been exposed to life experiences and philosophies/religions that have taken that mindset away from me...
posted by drmr2 to Religion & Philosophy (25 answers total) 27 users marked this as a favorite
This is disorientating. I want to recapture the ambition I had as a kid. One thing that would help is knowing if there is any inherent morality in pursing one's own dreams. For example, I could pursue my dream job, but why? because it makes me happy? what purpose does that ultimately have? What are the reasons that I should achieve anything for myself?