Can I just drift through life?
If you don't set goals, how
can your life have any sense of direction?
Maybe the purpose of life is something entirely
different from what you think it is. Have
you ever considered that possibility? Let's say you
set a goal. Many anxious moments follow as you struggle to achieve this
goal. Let's say you succeed. Result? A slap on the back, and a temporary
"feel good" high. But what if you fail? The ego labels you a failure.
Result? A "feel bad" low. No problems - the ego runs the program,
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." You then mechanically
repeat the same stressful process all over again. Ask yourself, "Does
this make any sense? Is this the way to find happiness?"
But you just can't drift through
Who says you can't? Where is it written? Perhaps
a confused society will say you can't. A society riddled with stress, anxiety,
high-blood pressure, heart attacks and suicide. This is the society that
says you must, you should, and you ought to try to do better! A hypnotised
society, mechanically obeying the deluded suggestions of a fearful, insecure