An Observation 

This world is increasingly designed to depress us. Happiness is something that is not good for the economy. If we were happy with what we had then why on earth would we want more? 
How do they sell anti-aging moisturizers? By make people worry about aging. How do they get people to vote for a certain political party? By making them worry about immigration. How do thy get people to buy insurance? By making them worry about all the different things that can go wrong. How do you get them to have plastic surgery? By highlighting their physical flaws. How do you get them to watch a certain TV show? By making them worry about missing out. How do you get them to buy new smart phones? By making them feel like they are being left behind or that they are not going to fit in. 

To become happy is kind of a revolutionary act. To be happy with our own non-upgraded existence, to be comfortable with our messy, human selves is simply not good for business. 

Just sayin. 


About Secret Stains

I wanna do something that matters, say something different, something that sets the whole world on it's ear. i wanna do something better with the time I've been given and I wanna try to touch a few hearts in this life to prove I was here. I apologize if I seem absent minded sometimes. Sometimes I forget I'm still awake and say things out loud. Inside I am beginning to burst at the seams. There are so many secrets ... so many scars ... so many stains. This is me. Welcome to my world.
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One Response to An Observation 

  1. Bradley says:

    Well said. If we all tried to learn to live in the moment we’d all be better off. Sure, we’d fall back to everything you listed, but then the cycle would begin again. At least the world, and us, would get a break from time to time.


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