Why we don’t need Advice from our Elders? Here is life, an experiment to a great extent untried by me.
“Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost. One may almost doubt about if the wisest man has learned anything of absolute value by living. Practically, the old have no very important advice to give the young. ” Wrote Henry David Thoreau
There is no other advice better than our own.
I often heard people saying that, one must have a peer, a well experienced man. who has learned from his life and know the technicalities and practical issues one might face, so they can guide us rightly as what to with our lives?
I say, it is never too late to give up our prejudices. It is like the smoke of the cigarette I inhale and each puff releases this unfathomable empty smoke which scatters their opinions in the air because whenever they told me something not to do? I always do that and later find out I did the right thing.
Because nobody knows yourself better than your own self!
Fetch a fresh fuel to keep the fire going, the fire of life itself and only new people can do that
Follow your on unique path, if we see all the high achievers including bill gates, Steve jobs, warren buffet, Alon Musk and Writers like H.G wells, Kafka, James Joyce artists like Da Vinci and Vincent van Gogh.
They all struggles through their life to live the truth instead of the lies that their parents or the society led them believe which kills all the creativity in them for the notion that life is all work, progress and money.
Most people need a standard to live. I dare say raise your standards think for your self, don’t care about what the world wants? Do what you think your best at.
Even if it means to die for your passion, go all the way, go insane like Chris McCandless while hitchhiking around the country went to Alaska to experience the life only to essential facts by simplifying it with wilderness and labor of his own hands, living life to its lowest form. On his journey he said “if you want anything in life just reach out and grab it.”
Happiness is in rebellion trust me, don’t just listen what your parents say or what other people say or think. Don’t resign to that, there is more to life than chasing after the ruthless career hunt.
Do what your heart says. there is whole life out there waiting for you to express yourself and get the best from it.
One must have a vision and a great ideal to follow which must be no one but your own ideal self-image as where you see yourself in next 5 years or so?
All revolutions and progress in the world we see today was always at the mercy of young people. So discover yourself and break the old traditions.
Here is the Inspiration form the greatest artist from all time. Vincent van Gogh, a must watch the video.