We all have different ideas, notions, beliefs, perspectives.
We grow up differently. All of us have our unique value systems. Because of the many variables that affect them. Some genetic traits, some acquired values, many many more ways.
Similarly we have our own notions of right and wrong, good and bad, etcetera etcetera.
We live in a society governed by rules. Okay, let’s assume such rules and laws are the most agreeable and unbiased opinions that we wish to follow. In many cases they are heavily opinionated and biased.
And that is the tragedy. Because in a world where everything is relative, every situation and the reaction to it, every belief, is relative. We expect some things to be absolutes. Laws. Right and wrong. Black and white.
But is it so??
We all have our targets. To accomplish something. To be something. To reach somewhere.
Though being competent in something, achieving something is always relative. Everything is ranked. Hierarchies. Vantage points.
But what’s absolute?
The taste of your favorite food. Absolutely good? Killing someone. Pure evil?
A kid’s smile. Pure bliss? Close.
The thing is, nothing is pure or sheer. The world is riddled with imperfections and opinionated outlooks. (However hard you try.). The only thing absolute is our belief in absolute, which again varies, because we have different beliefs, and different absolutes too.
But yeah. We scramble for a common ground and often find it. And just about manage it. And life goes on.
Don’t worry. It took me a while to understand it too. The weird shit I write. I think that’s close. Yeah.Really close.
The shit I write is ‘absolutely’ weird.