Borys Korus
Borys Korus voted up Tom Jackson's answer

Well, all philosophies of life are ultimately self-serving, so picking one that jives with reality is rather important. 

This perspective works pretty well for a number of people, including me:

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Borys Korus
Borys Korus voted up Dark Majinn's answer

To be an insignificant Cog, in the Great Machine that feeds Ignorance and Want.

Unless of course you have a plan . . . In that case, you are working toward a time when you no longer have to, and you can help your children do the same . . Maybe earlier.


Borys Korus
Borys Korus voted up Tom Jackson's answer

Sure I would---as long as all of us were 12 year old boys.

Borys Korus
Borys Korus voted up Zack - Mr. GenXer's answer

I'm kind of too old for stuff like that now.