Answer me this. I have realized that the world revolves around money. Everyday people have their tv's switched on and their gossip magazines open. I am 18 and I have a passion for creating and listening to music.
My question is, why do people not realize that it does not matter what new Versace dress some new movie star is wearing? Why do people only wish for money over everything else? Why isn't the earth full of people with great ideas, thinking together, creating something beautiful?
Dear Earth Boy,
People think about money because that is the only way you can pay for the things that you need. Our economy is made up that way. But in addition to having the here-with-all to pay for purchases, people have ways of earning that money by working in all kinds of jobs. Thousands of people go to college to learn professions and those professions give them the ability to buy whatever they need or want. You can make money in any profession that you like that will give you great satisfaction such as medicine, law, any art or any science.
What are you interested in? At 18 you are no doubt either graduating from high school or a freshman in college. What interests you most?
Let me know.
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Never lose hold of your passions. You may sicover, as you age, and take on more responsibilities that money does become more important but that doesn't mean you'll have to sacrifice who you are.
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