34iplaw wrote:Vino.Veritas wrote:34iplaw wrote:cherrygalore wrote:Vino.Veritas wrote:Pozzo wrote:Was just talking about the last two games with my dad, put me into an absolute panic.
Already deep in it.
I told my mom I was stressed this am and she was sweet like "It'll be great whatever happens, you'll end up where you're meant to be!" and I was like "Uhhh ok so you're basically giving me a cop out because you think my score is going to be shit!?!? How can I believe in myself if you don't believe in me!?" So basically I'm insane this morning.
Real talk though... I hate those sayings. With a passion. I was super close to some girl that always said that stuff. It drove me up the wall.
Just because I'm "meant to be somewhere" doesn't mean I want to be there. THESE ARE NOT THE SAME THINGS
For real. I also think it just absolves responsibility, agency, and willpower. I guess I'm a humanist when it comes down to it. Pico della Mirandola for life. Oration on the Dignity of Man is my jam.
Ehh I see myself as a soft determinist like there's a lot of things I was never meant to be, I was never meant to be a professional athelete or anything like that. I also believe that people are probably predetermined out of some occupations or lifestyles just based on genetics. That's not say however that people can't overcome obstacles and the "odds" so to speak, but I bet those people are already predisposed to being slightly exceptional.