Currently you’re a slave to your occupation, you’re worried about your financial situation. You have the desire to travel the world but you have a fear of the unknown. Forget about your savings, travel is the only thing that makes you richer.
All you can do is just stop thinking about it; just do it. When you land flat on your ass on the other side of the world you’ll begin questioning if you’ve made a mistake. When you’re riding a motorcycle from the north to south of Vietnam you’ll be wondering why you’ve never been travelling extensively before. When you’re climbing Everest Base Camp you’ll be questioning why you live in a city. When you’re getting a five dollar massage you’ll be wondering what you’ve been paying thirty times the price for. When you’re eating cuisine that invigorates the soul you’ll be stupefied. When you’re watching a lion crawl through the tall grass of the Okavango Delta you’ll get the perfect photo. When you’re drinking Belgian beer you’ll wonder why anyone drinks Budweiser. When you’re hanging out with Polar bears in Churchill you’ll wonder why we’re not looking closer at alternative energy sources worldwide. When you’re diving with sharks in the South Pacific you’ll realize Jaws was a terrible portrayal of such beautiful creatures. When you’re at Carnival in Salvador, Brazil you’ll wonder why you pay entrance to the clubs where you live. When you’re flying down the side of a volcano in Nicaragua on a sled so fast you can’t slow down you’ll know you did the right thing leaving home.
The list can go on and on and on. The world is far too big to be stuck in an office chair working for some bureaucratic bastards who care more about their bank statements than their employees. I’m going to have to quote Mark Twain here..
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
In the end, who knows.. Maybe you’ll end up marrying a Philippina and living on a white sand beach in the Visayas where your student loans will be a distant memory. Just let go and see what the world has in store for you. – solitaryman69
When my girlfriend tries to turn me on again after sex.
When my teacher says only one student failed the final exam.
Props to Kyle Kinane for his astute observation. Props to the commenter on reddit for offering an equally hilarious observation about his bunnies…
I own two rabbits, one male (fixed), and a younger female (who isn’t fixed yet). He’s mounted her a couple times, and it is painful to watch. It is very… rapey… He’ll corner her, violently mount her, rip clumps of hair out, and then hold her down and lick her ears afterwards, but her eyes are lifeless. Completely and entirely disturbing. I try to keep them off eachother. But since, he’s gotten much more docile. Edit: [He no longer mounts her, but she started mounting him.] He pretty much lets her do whatever she wants to him. Also, she squirts. She’ll see him, and start squirting all over the floor, and then run up and mount him. Sometimes she’ll mount his face and squirt all over it. She mounts cats, too….