Our individual cells are constantly under stress. Individually and collectively our bodies fight for every moment. They fight against disease and sickness against toxicity and obtrusions, our cells fight against nature itself. From the moment of inception each individual cell is working, adapting, replicating, never stopping, never resting, and then it dies. You could say it’s nothing but pain. Maybe our individual cells have a consciousness, maybe they don’t. But ultimately they are part of a collective; something far more vast and complicated than any one individual cell itself. Such is our relation to our creator. Each planet each universe a cell, still growing, still evolving, still adapting. ALWAYS in pain. And thus Is our nature of suffering and discontentment. To contribute, to conquer success, evolve, adapt, and never be satisfied. Happiness and success are always fleeting.
Collectively we must grow and evolve, we must be ambitious and never satisfied – pure agony if you will, until the day we die. To do anything less is to be against our very nature, to become a cancer within our Universe, a cell that does not contribute. Our evolution has gotten us this far – we have created great technology in the form on finance and currency. And now we pursue and consume it; not collectively but individually. Our efforts go into consumption: more technology, more hedonistic and individual lifestyles, and amongst the most talented of us all – more currency. Those that create have their legacies split up and distributed in the form of dividends and stock ownership. Where is that drive to advance humanity as a whole? Where is that drive to leave our names in the history books or to create a REAL Legacy? To save the world or to reach the stars?
“Boys, be ambitious. Be ambitious not for money, not for selfish aggrandizement, not for the evanescent thing which men call fame. Be ambitious for the attainment of all that a man can be.”
– William Smith Clark