Aim in Life
Do we need having an aim in life? Majority feels we must have one.
A life without an aim is considered to be a life without any proper direction to it. But then, why do we need a direction in our life?
You say, a life without any direction to it is a life gone astray. It simply wastes itself. I ask what is the guarantee that a life with direction will NOT waste itself? You argue that an aim acts like an anchor that does not let it go astray and waste itself. But how are you so sure that going astray amounts to wasting only? You say it wastes time.
I ask you utility of time. You say it leads to the aim if properly utilized.
I question the validity of your very aim. We are back to the same square one again! Then the question arises, who has decided what the direction is to be! You say everyone decides it for her/his own self differently, individually. I get confused.
Are you really giving this much freedom to an individual that he is free to choose any damn aim in her/his life whatsoever he desires to? You go cautious now. You do no want to see another Hitler on earth again! You come up with a set of conditions that describe what an aim should be like. But I may not like those conditions. You brand me a rebel and force me to conform to those conditions. I have five options now.
First, I conform and do what you say, and have a traditional purpose in my life. I turn a conformist then.
Second, I do not oppose you but do not agree with you too. I declare a traditional purpose in my life but do not honestly act on it in order to achieve the same. Even my stealthy actions, at times, may go against my purpose, in the hiding; whether knowingly or unawares of me. I turn a wo/man without a spine, with a mind that has double standards inside.
Majority falls under this category.