can distract you from finding yourself. Try not to compare yourself to others and be your own person. Damn. i feel like Bob Marley

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Tue, 05/22/2012 - 10:25pm


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Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:22am

life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself.

now quit wasting time.

 
 
Thu, 05/17/2012 - 6:23pm
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Mon, 05/21/2012 - 10:44pm
SoClose Says:

That's a 100 million dollar way of spelling knowledge.

 
 
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 2:42am

I dont even think he knows what he's saying. He probably just thought it made him sound cool.
"I feel like bob marley!".....really?

 
 
Thu, 05/24/2012 - 4:46pm
smitty129 Says:

He's also contradicting his post by saying he feels like bob marley, which is comparing himself to another person....

 
 
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 9:31pm

I feel like Hanksdiggity just reverse Earth's orbital spin with that. I have no idea what that even meant but ah...I don't know what I'm saying. Hanks you mind fucked the shit outta me back there

 
 
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 7:40pm
 
 
Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:30pm

its true. one of the most valuable things that has helped me in life is learning to not compare yourself to others.

 
 
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 11:50am
Yeti-Cub Says:

Lol saying not to compare urself with others by comparing urself with someone

 
 
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:56pm

thats what i was confused about.. i thought it was a joke at the end when he said that. it completely off set the quote above that.

 
 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 9:47pm

Idk. I'm still rooting for the little guy and hoping it is a joke! I mean.... It has to be, right?!

 
 
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:23pm

this highdea totally contradicts itselft lol.

 
 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 6:33am

"try not to compare yourself to others"..."I feel like bob marley" hmmm....

 
 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 10:11am

Ahahhaah YES i was just about to say this. Good message in this post, but fuck it anyone who says they feel like bob marley cuz they engaged in deeper thought, is most certainly not like bob marley.

 
 
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 12:31am
guam Says:

i think what sunshine was trying to point out was that he put not to compare yourself to others, then he compared himself to bob marley

 
 
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:24pm
 
 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 12:23pm
bakayurei Says:

as members of societies, it's important to .. i don't like to say 'follow the crowd', but shit, that's what i mean so i'll say it, we should all follow the crowd.. never blindly, of course not, but .. humans are social animals, when we feel socially rejected, it fucks with our heads to a massive extent .. individualism, living on your own terms (while not hurting anybody around you, goes without saying) is a brilliant thing, but too much individualism can and does lead to social rejection.. some people never learned the rules of their society, and constantly find themselves being shunned by this group and that group, and these people become hermits.. now some people can be perfectly happy as hermits, but most of us won't be .. .. actually what i've said up there really only applies to extraverts, didn't point that out to begin with because most people are extraverts, but a good-sized minority aren't, and none of this really applies to us .. but yea.. for the majority of us, it's usually psychologically most healthy to talk and behave the way our neighbours do .. believe what you believe, have the opinions that you have, they're all yours.. also, it's important to note that people usually won't respect someone who has no personality of their own and has had to put together a patchwork personality made of bits and pieces from other people.. nobody can respect that kind of person.. weak minded, easily influenced, complete cypher.. that's not what i mean.. .. but yea.. acting the same way as the people around you is a very healthy thing

 
 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 9:54pm

I understand what you're saying, but I disagree. For starters, we ALL have patchwork personalities. Every single one of us. We aren't original in what we do. We are taught from birth how to act, what to do, who to be, what people like, what people do not like. Even when you get older and change your thoughts and ideals (although sadly many never question their own foundation), they are still leaning towards the thoughts / ideals / beliefs of another. So, we all have patchwork personalities. Some just take better parts of personalities than others. (This is just my personal opinion of course)

We need to break the idea that we HAVE to be socially acceptable. You DONT. You can still have friends without following the crowd. You can have every ounce of individualism that you want, because when you step outside of your bubble you will realize that there are 7 billion people in this world and not all of them follow that herd mentality. So instead of encouraging people to follow the flock, we should be encouraging people to accept others, even if they do not understand them. Accept them any fucking ways. You will find that when you act like yourself, it makes others feel comfortable to act themselves around you. Which then makes them feel like they can act themselves around others and it keeps spreading. Be the change.

 
 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 1:14pm
james311 Says:

I like that "life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself stop wasting time" Good shit mr hanks

 
 
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:05pm

It IS about finding yourself, what you did yesterday creates your future though. You spend all your life, to the very point of death finding your identity. The search never stops. If anybody says theyve found themeselves, thats stupid. What progress could happen from then on?

 
 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 11:49pm

"Trying to be someone else is a waste of who you are" - Kurt Cobain

 
 
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 1:48am
lalaleah Says:

My true self thinks you need to spell-check before posting. Keep it cool big papa :)