I don’t do what I do now for money, but once in a while I get reminded about the importance of it.
What is the most exciting things in the world?
For me, it’s freedom. The freedom to define yourself, to do what you believe is worth doing, to chase your dream and passion. Sometimes, in order to gain freedom you need to let go something that is similarly important. Maybe it’s something called money.
We’re living in a society that requires money as the primary tool of trade. There is no surviving without earning money. Money isn’t everything, but it is present in almost every thing that we do. And sometimes there are things that requires more money that other things.
Back then as a kid, I would imagine some scenarios that I might do when I grow up. Something like, I want to have a room full of books or I want a house with basketball court in it and sometimes I want to help those poor kids to live a better life. And those are the simple ones.
Later on in the stage of life, those questions changed into What will happen if I buy a room full of books? or How much do I need to build a house with basketball court in in? and sometimes When and what can I do to help them?
Or maybe, can I just do things? will it worth the effort and the money?
The last question is maybe the key for all this. We can separate effort and money because they are two different things, albeit interconnected. Supposed that I want to go to Tokyo next month. Will it worth the effort? Yes. Will it worth the money? I don’t know.
And sometimes, money is the deciding factor.
Well… That sucks.