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How can I pull myself out of this self-induced rut?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by robbie, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Biscotti

    Biscotti Senior member

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    I always love the fresh perspective fuuma puts on things.
     
  2. Epanoui

    Epanoui New Member

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    Find something you love. Do the shit out of it.
     
  3. NorCal

    NorCal Senior member

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    Out of money, faith, and love, money is the least important and easiest to figure out. You've got the second and third well in hand, so I'd say you're ahead of the curve.
    Bollocks to the haters and mouth-breathing degenerates.

    PS Give journalism a thought.
     
  4. Flambeur

    Flambeur Senior member

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    Ahh, to be young, naive, and stupid again....
     
  5. Fuuma

    Fuuma Senior member

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    Ahh, to be young, naive, and stupid again....

    2 out of 3 ain't bad.
     
  6. Flambeur

    Flambeur Senior member

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    2 out of 3 ain't bad.

    at least it's good to know I can always count on you...
     
  7. Matt

    Matt Senior member

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    PS Give journalism a thought.

    why?

    Very very very rapidly shrinking industry at the institutional level, crappy pay, and every second kid who thinks he can write wants to enter it. Exploding ciizen media industry of minimal credibility and near-impossible monetisation.

    I can think of very few less attractive fields to be entering at the moment.
     
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    Why not enter the ministry? You are not a Catholic, so you can be married and still a minister, right?
     
  9. robbie

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    Why not enter the ministry? You are not a Catholic, so you can be married and still a minister, right?

    yeah, most Protestant denominations prefer (...require) you to be married in order to become an ordained minister IME.

    It isn't completely out of the question, I definitely want my beliefs to be a part of my career... but I don't know if full-time ministry is something I am spiritually capable of at this point. I could do it, but I would to create what I feel would be a 'blind leading the blind' situation.

    I don't remember if I have mentioned this yet or not. But I am going back to study journalism. I have 3 semesters of Journalism, and 2 of Education and hope that with what I have from that I will be able to finish a degree in journalism with an emphasis in photo-journalism sometime between now and 2012. I have minimal debt to pay off (less than 1k) in order to get my transcripts from the last school I attended. With work how it is now I am not able to make the double and up payments I was making in the past.

    Hopefully by September I will be able to enroll and get some more school under my belt.

    I think I have gleaned the advice I need, so umm we can all be done with this thread.

    robbie
     
  10. West24

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    i dont get you people who think you should know what you want right away. have you never been in the arts community or even look at the baby boomers. 90% of the people in the arts community dont know what the fuck theyll be doing but do little projects live life day to day and just get by doing what they love etc. in the end many of them end up being successful in something and have amazing stories to tell about their crazy life when theyre older. all those flower power hippies and baby boomers were doing shit and living life and now many of them are the yuppies living in upper middle class suburbs etc. if you were 34 and writing this id be worried, but at 23 you have time.
     
  11. thekunk07

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    it goes fast though. i've been asking myself the op's question for 10 years-i'm 33
     
  12. West24

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    it goes fast though. i've been asking myself the op's question for 10 years-i'm 33

    yeah but you can always fall back on your out of this world bj skillz, i dont know if robbie can.
     
  13. kwilkinson

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    You could always be a dumbass and go to gemmology school.
     
  14. West24

    West24 Senior member

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    You could always be a dumbass and go to gemmology school.

    or you could just bake muffins and cakes for the rest of your life.
     
  15. username79

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    Your are a waste of fresh air and an epic failure as a human being. There is no way your job, ideas and interests are anything but boring trash. You are the definition of stupidity. You'll transmit your second rate values and limited outlook on life to your children, unleashing a new generation of morons into the world. Please kill yourself now, the only use the world has for you is as fertilizer. Did I mention I hate you? I hate you.
    [​IMG]
    slow clap
    Fuuma, the 19 year old guy whos life choices are between living with his mom or becoming a hobo and Target's stockist of the month both agree with you. Impressive. I suppose someone's got to stand up for failure. [​IMG]
     
  16. robbie

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    I like how you think all I do at Target is stock shelves.
     
  17. username79

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    I like how you think all I do at Target is stock shelves.

    I was being purposely facetious.
     
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    Maybe trying a novel perspective would benefit you.

    http://www.meetup.com/omahaatheists/


    This is a good idea. I'm an atheist and I've gone to church with my family a number of times. In fact, I know many atheists who have been to church. It would be good if Christians would reciprocate.
     
  20. Fuuma

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    Fuuma, the 19 year old guy whos life choices are between living with his mom or becoming a hobo and Target's stockist of the month both agree with you. Impressive.

    I suppose someone's got to stand up for failure. [​IMG]



    Who are you to define failure anyway?


    Now I have no idea why you'd be opposed to my post as I acted following the general pattern that you used in this thread; instead of contributing something that could actually help a fellow posrer by employing appropriate tone and coming up with practical suggestions I merely stroked my ego by hurling a few insults that were sure to be badly received. I also extrapolated from a post or a few posts characteristics about the poster and decided those generalisations made him (you) a loser. Seems we're in the same school of posting so you should be glad you got an ally.
     

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