Quality of Life

Some people like to say, "Eat well, do good, get exercise, and die anyway," as some sort of excuse for partying, being unhealthy and/or being inconsiderate. This logic has no place in a happy, fulfilling and successful life. Regardless of when you die, you want the life you live today, and tomorrow to be the best life you can possibly have. There is no excuse for not doing the best for yourself and the best you can for those you love. Even if I were going to die in six months, I still would continue my diet exactly as I do (if not do even better) because I want the highest quality for my life. The quantity is quite irrelevant.

~Raederle Phoenix Jacot

"Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling?" ~ M. C. Escher

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Stuff, Stuff, You NEED More Stuff!!!



Here it is: The Story of Stuff



Stuff, stuff, stuff, stuff... Oh, I need more stuff because it fills up my time which I must idle away because I have not thought about my goals... I need these new light-bulbs for holiday decorations to impress my neighbors, I need these new shoes to outshine the other woman at work so I can get a promotion so that I can make more money so that I can buy even better shoes to outshine the women at work so that I can get another promotion... I liked my holiday dishes but now I want new ones to impress guests... I have lifeless hair, I'll just buy gels and hair milks for it without ever reading their ingredients, and I won't worry about if my hair gets less healthy in reality because it'll look better superficially while I pollute the planet... Oh, stuff, stuff, stuff, I love my stuff. Don't touch my stuff. I need my stuff. Stuff...

Related posts of mine:

A Corporation's Purpose

and

The Inter-relationship of Economics & Health

1 comment:

rubyslife said...

George Carlin said it first:

"That's all your house is, it's a place to put your stuff while you go out and get MORE STUFF! And sometimes, you've gotta move, you've gotta get a bigger house. Why? TOO MUCH STUFF. You've gotta move all your stuff. And maybe put some of your stuff in storage. Imagine that, there's a whole industry dedicated to keeping an eye on your stuff."