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Okay, continuing here then ...

Absolutely, I think life is definitely worth living. Life is always worth living, sometimes what we are living for, is what's not worth living for. And we don't realize that soon enough. I think sometimes people spend half their lives in search of something that's not meant for them, seeking something they already have, or wanting something they don't need. I think walking around with a meaningless life is the worst punishment you can give yourself. We all have to find a way to give our life meaning, to devote our lives to something or someone that will make it worthwhile, that will give it direction, purpose, and meaning.

People think that with death, will come the solace they seek. But I think that you can seek solace in life as well, if only you try to understand why something is, because really, that's all that we can do.




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Originally posted by *Woh Ajnabee*

Okay, continuing here then ...

Absolutely, I think life is definitely worth living. Life is always worth living, sometimes what we are living for, is what's not worth living for. And we don't realize that soon enough. I think sometimes people spend half their lives in search of something that's not meant for them, seeking something they already have, or wanting something they don't need. I think walking around with a meaningless life is the worst punishment you can give yourself. We all have to find a way to give our life meaning, to devote our lives to something or someone that will make it worthwhile, that will give it direction, purpose, and meaning.

People think that with death, will come the solace they seek. But I think that you can seek solace in life as well, if only you try to understand why something is, because really, that's all that we can do.






WA All i can say is Thumbs Up Clap u see i don't always comment myself coz i have difficulty expression my point but i can appreciate good posts as urs is one of them Big smile


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Wonderfully put WA!!.... I really like the first part you put across... In reply to POH on the other page... I find it exactly how I feel about life as well... ;)


@NF... I don't agree with part of what you said dear... Just part of it don't worry!!... Lolz... See the thing is, most suicides, as stated in one of the French books I read, in the world are due to one thing going completely wrong, and how it affects that phase of our life entirely... Suicides are often triggered by one mistake, which makes things go completely haywire!!... This does not, in any case mean, that the person has no one left in the world to love, or to be loved from... I don't think that truly is the case... I don't believe in the concept that he has no one to love... Frankly speaking, though I know its easier said than done, you always have someone to love, and there always is someone who will love you and cry upon your death and that applies even if you are Saddam Hussain or Usama Bin Laden deserving that death!!... Its just the person's tolerance at that point of his life that boosts him to take such extreme steps... Remember, we, as human beings, are extremely coward, and thus, taking one's life is not an easy task... Its just that extreme depression at that point of time, that ability, or should I say, disability to tolerate no more... "bardaash se bahar" you could also say... For me, I believe, something always happens for the best for you... Even the worst happens for your best, for you to grow out of it and learn from it... Not cry over it... If something happened, let it be, let it go after learning from the bitter experience... Because people will talk and forget... No one lives their lives for others, not in today's world... Those who do, they are called sages... Wink Though I believe even that is becoming a business very fast... Don't misunderstand me, but I feel, if a sage is coming to your country, living in the most expensive hotel around, travelling in first class and taking fees that sometimes are greater than both those costs put together, then what are you learning from him/her?...


Sorry went a bit off tangent... All in all, at whatever point of time in life, for me, suicide never is better than living one's life... Who knows, someone may commit suicide and a few moments later good news may have arrived to him/her? Those are the strange ways of life, like it or not!!... Tongue


Cheers,
Sneha


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Originally posted by baz786

Originally posted by *Woh Ajnabee*

Okay, continuing here then ...

Absolutely, I think life is definitely worth living. Life is always worth living, sometimes what we are living for, is what's not worth living for. And we don't realize that soon enough. I think sometimes people spend half their lives in search of something that's not meant for them, seeking something they already have, or wanting something they don't need. I think walking around with a meaningless life is the worst punishment you can give yourself. We all have to find a way to give our life meaning, to devote our lives to something or someone that will make it worthwhile, that will give it direction, purpose, and meaning.

People think that with death, will come the solace they seek. But I think that you can seek solace in life as well, if only you try to understand why something is, because really, that's all that we can do.






WA All i can say is Thumbs Up Clap u see i don't always comment myself coz i have difficulty expression my point but i can appreciate good posts as urs is one of them Big smile


Thanks Baz, but quite honestly I think that you can always express yourself in any words. There's no such thing as proper expression. I'd love to hear what you think - ideas and opinions don't need fancy words. Remember that.

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Originally posted by *Woh Ajnabee*

Originally posted by baz786

Originally posted by *Woh Ajnabee*

Okay, continuing here then ...

Absolutely, I think life is definitely worth living. Life is always worth living, sometimes what we are living for, is what's not worth living for. And we don't realize that soon enough. I think sometimes people spend half their lives in search of something that's not meant for them, seeking something they already have, or wanting something they don't need. I think walking around with a meaningless life is the worst punishment you can give yourself. We all have to find a way to give our life meaning, to devote our lives to something or someone that will make it worthwhile, that will give it direction, purpose, and meaning.

People think that with death, will come the solace they seek. But I think that you can seek solace in life as well, if only you try to understand why something is, because really, that's all that we can do.






WA All i can say is Thumbs Up Clap u see i don't always comment myself coz i have difficulty expression my point but i can appreciate good posts as urs is one of them Big smile


Thanks Baz, but quite honestly I think that you can always express yourself in any words. There's no such thing as proper expression. I'd love to hear what you think - ideas and opinions don't need fancy words. Remember that.


well thanks for the encouragement WA Thumbs Up

i think ive said what i had to say in my initial posts here plus i agree with many here including u

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Originally posted by sneha0601

Wonderfully put WA!!.... I really like the first part you put across... In reply to POH on the other page... I find it exactly how I feel about life as well... ;)


@NF... I don't agree with part of what you said dear... Just part of it don't worry!!... Lolz... See the thing is, most suicides, as stated in one of the French books I read, in the world are due to one thing going completely wrong, and how it affects that phase of our life entirely... Suicides are often triggered by one mistake, which makes things go completely haywire!!... This does not, in any case mean, that the person has no one left in the world to love, or to be loved from... I don't think that truly is the case... I don't believe in the concept that he has no one to love... Frankly speaking, though I know its easier said than done, you always have someone to love, and there always is someone who will love you and cry upon your death and that applies even if you are Saddam Hussain or Usama Bin Laden deserving that death!!... Its just the person's tolerance at that point of his life that boosts him to take such extreme steps... Remember, we, as human beings, are extremely coward, and thus, taking one's life is not an easy task... Its just that extreme depression at that point of time, that ability, or should I say, disability to tolerate no more... "bardaash se bahar" you could also say... For me, I believe, something always happens for the best for you... Even the worst happens for your best, for you to grow out of it and learn from it... Not cry over it... If something happened, let it be, let it go after learning from the bitter experience... Because people will talk and forget... No one lives their lives for others, not in today's world... Those who do, they are called sages... Wink Though I believe even that is becoming a business very fast... Don't misunderstand me, but I feel, if a sage is coming to your country, living in the most expensive hotel around, travelling in first class and taking fees that sometimes are greater than both those costs put together, then what are you learning from him/her?...


Sorry went a bit off tangent... All in all, at whatever point of time in life, for me, suicide never is better than living one's life... Who knows, someone may commit suicide and a few moments later good news may have arrived to him/her? Those are the strange ways of life, like it or not!!... Tongue


Cheers,
Sneha


Thanks, Sneha! Smile

Excuse me for interrupting your debate, but couldn't help but give my two cents. I think that suicide is a very drastic step, and I don't think we will ever understand what compels someone to take this action or even to consider it. We, as humans, run very high on emotions, and I find that emotions can cause us to take drastic actions. It is not necessarily a bad thing, emotions are just as important as logic. But when emotions overcome logic, it is then where our minds are the most dangerous, I think.

I think even wanting to end one's life is something that people desire when life seems meaningless. Which brings me back to my previous post, we all need to find meaning in our life. We need purpose and direction, we need to devote our lives to something or someone, to make it more meaningful. But I think in the lowest points of our lives, we forget those who we make our life worth living.

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Ok, I am in a rush to go camp out so do not have the opportunity to present a lot of deep thought here.

Life is worth living, every drop and ounce of it. Honestly, I could give a damn about deeper philosophy and what my purpose of deeper existence is. All I know is that in my life I get to do pretty great things like ride on Vertical Velocity, eat chocolate and wear ripped jeans. And yes not to sound like a perv, but with all the topics we have had, theres all the big ohs to look forward too. There probably is not any point to it all, but it feels friggin awesome to do things.

Yeah Life!!!!!! Yeah Yeah Yeah!!!

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