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When is it enough for them to just be happy?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by blahblahblah, May 7, 2003.

  1. blahblahblah

    blahblahblah Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 30, 2001 Messages: 5,527 Likes Received: 0
    Everything i see drives me nuts. Whether it's some nerdy kid with 20 inch rims, and monster bass or if it's some sluttly looking girl wearing pre-faded skin, i freak out about it. I get mad at people who have vanity plates, i get mad at people for listening to the radio, i get mad at people for thinking that something that is obviously stupid, is cool.

    Now, that all might seem pretty normal, but here is the problem that i can't deal with:

    I assume these people are happy doing what they're doing because it makes them happy. The frat kid is happy playing frisbee golf on his porch, the thug nerd is happy shanking kids for no reason, the sluttly girl is happy sucking dick in a lowered Ford Festiva. Now, shouldn't that be enough for me? Shouldn't knowing that these people are doing what they are doing because they like it make me be able to look the other way? No fucking way. It gets me even more worked up because i think "who in their right mind would do this shit??"

    Then, i realize that if someone was looking in on my life, they would think the same thing and that forces this really corny kind of empathy on me.

    When is it enough for them to just be happy?
  2. Zack Morris

    Zack Morris Veteran Member

    Joined: Jun 23, 2001 Messages: 9,728 Likes Received: 4
    honestly thats why I leave the house as little as possible...just say to yourself "atleast I'm not that fucker"
  3. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    they aim low, and find themselves content.

    higher aim means more struggle, but the payoff at the end is much greater.

    Drive is the most important quality that seperates us from them.
    It's our world, they just live here.
  4. fr8lover

    fr8lover Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 22, 2000 Messages: 3,919 Likes Received: 1
    this is actually a really good question. i never think about it. i see some doofus wearing jnco jeans in 2003 or some dudes looking just like the boutabi brothers from snl and i think "man, how do they get away with being THEM?" i almost feel bad for them instead of take into account thats how they choose to live their lives. if someone looked at me theyd probably find something to laugh at compared to their lives too, so whats the difference between them and me?

    i guess when it all boils down to it, some people are just so socially unacceptable that they become the world's walking joke. others are comfortable in being different or going against the grain and just live their lives. i think they were put on earth for us to either feel better about ourselves, or to acknowledge that theres a lot of diversity in this world. and being a fucknut dorkus malorkus is party of said diversity.

    my two cents..
  5. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 41
    i wonder what they think of you?
    its not your life.
  6. blahblahblah

    blahblahblah Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 30, 2001 Messages: 5,527 Likes Received: 0
    that's the hard part..and that's why i get so frustrated at myself for being frustrated...

  7. atrocks

    atrocks New Jack

    Joined: Nov 25, 2002 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    damn good answer!!
    but i hate the fact that i have alot of friends that aim lower than me and i want to help em up...


    Joined: Apr 30, 2002 Messages: 711 Likes Received: 0
    i'm trying to think of a saying, it goes something like "you can't lead a dog to water"...i might be way off but it's something like that. meaning that this kind of thing has to come from within.
  9. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.
  10. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 2, 2002 Messages: 4,703 Likes Received: 0
    "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink."

    Perhaps some of these people are doing other things with their lives.
    We don't know. Seeing someone on the street for ten seconds during their leisure time is hardly a commentay on their life.

    * beat me to it!
  11. blahblahblah

    blahblahblah Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 30, 2001 Messages: 5,527 Likes Received: 0
    you see...whether they are doing things with their lives means nothing....this is based only on 10 seconds of "leisure" time....if we were going on what peoples life intentions were, then half of us would be stuck with a butt shovel in our faces.

    the point is, the leisure time should reflect personality more so than the "grind". That's the part that gets me.

    ps- i don't want this to be for the elitests of the world to say stuff like "we are cooler than them" because really, that's not true. hell, i lost what the original purpose was for this.
  12. test pattern

    test pattern Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 21, 2002 Messages: 3,975 Likes Received: 0
    three words

    ignorance is bliss

    dont think about it

    it all amounts to death
  13. ubejinxed

    ubejinxed Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 7,543 Likes Received: 3
    everything would still never be enough.

    oh stupid insatiable appetite
  14. fuckin awesome.
  15. sneak

    sneak Guest

    think outside the box...