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the meaning of life...

once...i thought long and hard about this...

why do we live...why are we here? what meaning is there? why do i have to live my life to its best? what difference does it make?

as i grew older, i understood that not everything in life is beautiful, not everything in life is great...there are ups and downs, and through these ups and downs, we grow wiser, we become matured in dealing with our daily lives...it's just the way of life...in every bad, there is its good, and in every good, there is its bad...it's just the matter of how we perceive it...

i soon came to think...what will i enjoy doing for the rest of my life after i started my first job...

i still haven't found a real concrete answer, but anything that is informative and will make me happy and that i enjoy what i do...it could be anything...so no harm experiencing more...but i'd still like to study languages and do something that involves more on languages...

then, someone came and ask me the same question: what is the meaning of life? so i found a great job...and then? what's next...? i earn lotsa money, so what's next? what's the point?

i have to say, he got me wooden a while there...in the end i told him u'll find ur meaning to life...it'll appear...

my new perception is: to live life as happy as i can and have no regrets in whatever i do...bcuz i don't wanna have that many flashbacks that i'll regret during the last few moments of my life, and then die in shame, and feeling remorse while people move me into my bed of eternal sleep -- the coffin...

i just watched this really meaning flash video which was forwarded to me in friendster from Steven (eling's baba) called Walking Tour which i find very meaningful and would like to share with everybody...

for those who can't read Chinese, the basic translation is below:

We're walking...

From the past of the axle of time until the future...

Past -> Future

Continuously walking...

We're not alone in this walk...

Family, Friends, Lover...

Are walking together with us...

It seems that this will continue forever...

But sometimes there's no choice...

Those who stopped...

Will no longer be able to continue the walk...

However...

That person...

Did not disappear at all...

But standing there...

Still standing there...

Looking at us moving forward...

Did not disappear at all...

Because he/she will always be at that particular spot...

Rest assured...

Let us continue the walk...

Yes, actually...

Nobody disappeared...

Everybody's still at that spot...

Giving us support...

Therefore...

Move Forward!

"Been walking for a long while..."

"Do feel a bit tired..."

"I guess i'm almost..."

“Guess it doesn't hurt...to stop...right now..."

"Hoo..."

ton ton

“Finally we meet again..."

"Huh?"

"That's strange, i continued walking for a long while after u stopped, how come u're now right behind me?"

"The amount of distance a person walks for his/her lifetime is short especially when you look back..."

"What? if i knew earlier, i'd walk slower..."

"Let's ignore this issue first, look at ur family..."

"They're still looking at u..."

"Hey! U'll fall down if u continue to look back!"

"Remember to look forth..."

“Walk well!"

Hope u enjoyed the flash...i hope i'll walk well and walk proud in this tour...

it was a great video...nicely done! thank u very much for sharing, and thank u for reading and watching it too...

about 12 years ago 0 likes  10 comments  0 shares
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i don't think there is a certain meaning of life since different peope's view and passion lies differently. The meaning of life will probably depend how the person defines it.
about 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
hi Megz...long time no see...lol~ yep, agreed...as long as we're happy...
about 12 years ago
Rottendoubt a4 patrick
as u get older, all the huge ups and downs seem a lot smaller...
about 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
yeah, once u've seen something real bad, all the others just seem minor...like my first job...well, it was THAT bad...i did learn lotsa stuffs...
about 12 years ago
Paulinec 1a img 1269
There was this saying that i read somewhere that has always stuck in my mind.. which is water only flows forwards never backwards.. which is like life..basically you keep chugging along...possibly picking up alot of crap along the way... but then it also gets swept away later the further you go... there is no meaning to life.. you just gotta keep breathing and finding all the interesting things that can make you smile and keep you amused along the way.
about 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
u're right PNUT...there's no real meaning to life, we're the ones who are supposed to make it meaningful, or find the meaning to it...it'll show...or at least u'll know what to do, or what u'll enjoy doing... we do look back...just, we can never walk back...and looking back too much is not good either...we'll miss the scenery along the way or trip and fall, we might get lost or go to the wrong way too...but once in a while, looking back is great...
about 12 years ago
Paulinec 1a img 1269
agree looking back is great.. if it makes you laugh..but something funny with fate. i really believe that each person has a set destiny or fate.. and no matter how off the beaten track you might stumble... somewhere later you are back on that same path...
about 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
PNUT: agreed...u seem to put all the words that i think out in words... yeah...guess destiny does find its way to us, one way or another...some people look their whole life and only find it in the end, but i think i'm gonna stick to my language and exchange culture...
about 12 years ago
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I try and look for the good things in life and not focus on the bad, meaning is always found somewhere when you feel like you're useful or have a purpose and responsibilities.
about 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
hi Angela...nice to see u again! i try to look back at the good memories too, and try not to be reminded of sad or sour ones...bitter is ok bcuz then u'll know how sweet where u are right now...:)
about 12 years ago

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english, cantonese, mandarin, japanese, korean, malay, hokkien
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