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Op already changed his mind a few months ago. Let this annoying thread die
 

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the american mindset doesn't really understand that the real assets ( the next you , the new life , whatever ) need time to blossom

people think this is a good idea to look for the next 15 years old kid making millions

the universe doesn't think so

in some esoteric circles, nobody is allowed to read sacred texts until he is at least 40

because youth equals stupidity


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the tarot explains that life is a journey and you can't really skip the work with any fastlane idea

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what's the point of the fastlane idea ? to be free in 5 years?

but what will you do with your free time ?

you are not a job slave anymore .ok


but you are now a TV slave or a forum slave


so this is not what life wants you to do at all




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the american mindset doesn't really understand that the real assets ( the next you , the new life , whatever ) need time to blossom

people think this is a good idea to look for the next 15 years old kid making millions

the universe doesn't think so

in some esoteric circles, nobody is allowed to read sacred texts until he is at least 40

because youth equals stupidity


View attachment 28641


the tarot explains that life is a journey and you can't really skip the work with any fastlane idea

View attachment 28642


what's the point of the fastlane idea ? to be free in 5 years?

but what will you do with your free time ?

you are not a job slave anymore .ok


but you are now a TV slave or a forum slave


so this is not what life wants you to do at all




.
This individual has been removed from the forum. He was asked several times to INTERACT with the forum but refuses. Instead he just posts his drive-by nonsense and leaves. He wants us to be his one-way audience, like a politician who stands at the podium and talks, but refuses to take questions. He talks at us as if we are lemmings and fools, and then leaves.

Additionally his individual has already self-banned himself TWICE. The third time I will do it for him.
 

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the american mindset doesn't really understand that the real assets ( the next you , the new life , whatever ) need time to blossom

people think this is a good idea to look for the next 15 years old kid making millions

the universe doesn't think so

in some esoteric circles, nobody is allowed to read sacred texts until he is at least 40

because youth equals stupidity


View attachment 28641


the tarot explains that life is a journey and you can't really skip the work with any fastlane idea

View attachment 28642


what's the point of the fastlane idea ? to be free in 5 years?

but what will you do with your free time ?

you are not a job slave anymore .ok


but you are now a TV slave or a forum slave


so this is not what life wants you to do at all




.
That's a serious question. What will you do with your time when you no longer must work for the money to support yourself? Success, coupled with aging, intensifies who you are and what you are. If you were a greedy, nasty person, the addition of money and time makes you worse. You will become a pile of unhappy, angry poop. If you were a loving, kind person -- money and time give you a chance to become a force for good in your world. It will not only help to create your own happiness -- but then translate to those around you. Abe Lincoln said that everyone deserves their face at 50. Your life is written in the lines in your face. Look at the people who are 50+ around you and read their faces. Do they have the print of smile lines or have their faces fallen into a map of unhappy frown lines? Every human must have a purpose for getting up in the morning. I want to use my success to make good causes for myself and the people around me.
 

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What will you do with your time when you no longer must work for the money to support yourself?
Sorry but he doesn't take questions. Nor does he answer them. He posts and then expects you to assimiliate the information, no questions asked, no dialogue, no interaction.

He's gone.
 
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the american mindset doesn't really understand that the real assets ( the next you , the new life , whatever ) need time to blossom

people think this is a good idea to look for the next 15 years old kid making millions

the universe doesn't think so

in some esoteric circles, nobody is allowed to read sacred texts until he is at least 40

because youth equals stupidity


View attachment 28641


the tarot explains that life is a journey and you can't really skip the work with any fastlane idea

View attachment 28642


what's the point of the fastlane idea ? to be free in 5 years?

but what will you do with your free time ?

you are not a job slave anymore .ok


but you are now a TV slave or a forum slave


so this is not what life wants you to do at all




.
what did I just read xD
 
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By the way I hope my post doesn’t spread negativity. It’s just meant to spark a sense of urgency which all of us need as death consumes us all so we might as well go for it regardless. Change is possible at ANY age. But it gets harder to change someone’s mind the older they are. Think of your uncle or aunt who has a drinking or smoking problem. They know it’s bad but they won’t stop? Why? Momentum. Rationalizations. Coping mechanisms. These things all build as you get older. People don’t want to hear it but whatever. I laid my thoughts out.
 

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Change is possible at ANY age. But it gets harder to change someone’s mind the older they are.
Nice turn from "you don't have a chance". Now, keep it that way. ;)

It might be harder, or better: seem harder. But the truth is: everything is possible. It's what we tell ourselves, that's in the way. And you just did your part in correcting what we might think to ourselves (unconsciously), by giving us a chance to react and speak up about this. So, in a way, you're right. But you're also not right. :)

I enjoyed this thread, was even moved by some reactions. Thank you!
 

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This individual has been removed from the forum. He was asked several times to INTERACT with the forum but refuses. Instead he just posts his drive-by nonsense and leaves. He wants us to be his one-way audience, like a politician who stands at the podium and talks, but refuses to take questions. He talks at us as if we are lemmings and fools, and then leaves.

Additionally his individual has already self-banned himself TWICE. The third time I will do it for him.
It’s funny, but I feel a bit sad.

His posts were a lot better when they were more grounded with Eben Pagan and the others.

the american mindset doesn't really understand that the real assets ( the next you , the new life , whatever ) need time to blossom

people think this is a good idea to look for the next 15 years old kid making millions

the universe doesn't think so

in some esoteric circles, nobody is allowed to read sacred texts until he is at least 40

because youth equals stupidity


View attachment 28641


the tarot explains that life is a journey and you can't really skip the work with any fastlane idea

View attachment 28642


what's the point of the fastlane idea ? to be free in 5 years?

but what will you do with your free time ?

you are not a job slave anymore .ok


but you are now a TV slave or a forum slave


so this is not what life wants you to do at all




.
As rough and unpolished this statement seems, I take it to mean that youth is better spent doing the small things to build up to the bigger plays in life.

I guess it’s reasonable, considering that the kids have to spend time to throw off poor habits from school or parents, before they can truly flourish in later adulthood.

Some take less time to move up, others, more.

Fastlane for me is to keep improving yourself, physically, mentally, emotionally and financially, and a good ground for that is entrepreneurship- you get to see the markets and the world to learn from.
 

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OK. How about you, MJ? How do you answer that question?
I'm doing it. And living it. Writing, contributing, and living my purpose.
 

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That's a serious question. What will you do with your time when you no longer must work for the money to support yourself?
I have a lot of answers to this question--the most amusing (to me, anyway) is that when I no longer have to spend any time at all writing for money, I will be able to spend more money writing other things.

But, to a great degree, the question has already been answered for me. Though I do work for a living, I don't work full-time hours and I do it entirely on my own schedule. Sometimes that means doing something else all day and working 5-10 p.m. Sometimes, I work a couple of hours in the morning and then take several hours off and circle back in the late afternoon for another couple of hours. Some days, I don't work at all.

Here's what I've found: I always knew that I wanted more freedom to work on my own projects, and to travel, and to do volunteer work, and that has all been great. But the very best thing I've found about this freedom is the flexibility to be responsive to the people in my life (and, often, strangers).

As I mentioned in another thread, my young adult daughter is starting up a business. If she hits a wall and needs a brainstorming session or has an event she needs to prepare for, I'm always able to pitch in as needed. I can drive 225 miles to go to grandparents' day at my grandsons' school. I'm virtually never in a hurry, and that opens up a world of possibilities...if someone drops a bag of groceries in the parking lot when I'm leaving the store, I can stop and help pick them up and hopefully change the mood of that moment without anxiously checking my watch or wondering how someone is going to respond to me being delayed. When (actual example) an elderly man I've never seen before in my life responds to my passing, "How are you?" in my local diner with a long tale about how he's been struggling with shingles, I can stop moving and listen to his story and offer encouragement. When newbie writers in freelancing forums send me messages that start out, "I know you're busy and I hope you don't mind me writing to you, but I have a question about..." I'm NOT too busy to respond.

It's a small thing compared with many of the goals I see among entrepreneurs, but for me the biggest benefit associated with buying back my time has been never feeling like I have to de-prioritize opportunities to make a difference in someone else's day, or week, or life trajectory.
 
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This individual has been removed from the forum. He was asked several times to INTERACT with the forum but refuses. Instead he just posts his drive-by nonsense and leaves. He wants us to be his one-way audience, like a politician who stands at the podium and talks, but refuses to take questions. He talks at us as if we are lemmings and fools, and then leaves.

Additionally his individual has already self-banned himself TWICE. The third time I will do it for him.
Thank you.
 

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