What is your dream?

2 years, 7 months ago

With all this talk of following and accomplishing the American dream, I came to wonder, what is MY dream?
Over the summer I worked full-time to come home, eat, and then go to bed. Repeat. I felt like I was in such a rut.
In watching political folk talk about ”the American dream,” I realized that I don’t think I have a dream, no destination in mind. Without that, I’m just living my life moment by moment with nowhere to go. Some might think that’s the way it should be, but I disagree.
For those of you who do have a dream, what is it and why?

September 5, 2012 at 9:50 am

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Profile photo of Nick Nick (@splashartist) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

@racastillo, I just realized mine a few nights ago. I always knew but didn’t know exactly how to word it or whatever. I want to represent and idea. I want to represent the idea that you can do whatever you want if you put your mind to it. You can accomplish your dreams. I always knew I would be one of these people but didn’t know exactly how. Now opportunities are opening in the financial sector and in my musical career as well. I don’t care for fame but I want to share this idea with a global audience so I almost feel its necessary. I know I have the talent and intellect to achieve my goals. Visualize with a positive vibration and you can achieve and get anything you desire.

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

Not dream, but vision. What is your vision? And what steps are you taking to actualize said vision? Keep track of your progress, and you are more likely to become the person you desire to be.

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Profile photo of Ra Ra (@grandkintaro777) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dream is nothing big really.

1. I want to be able to wake up on my own time.
2. I want to make enough money to support what I like to do, I don’t care about being rich, owning a fancy car or having a big house. I just want to support what makes me enjoy life and smile.
3. I like to be able to enjoy what I like to do at any given moment.
4. Enjoy my career or craft.
5. Live separate from society and it’s laws.

If I could achieve this my dream comes true. To be free and unbounded.

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Profile photo of ELI var namnet ELI var namnet (@manimal) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

The American dream is just that, a dream, to keep your mind occupied with something “happy” in your imagination while you live a shit life in reality. Oldest trick in the book, most obvious name for it EVER, yet people don’t realize.
Fucking hilarious.

What is MY dream? A better world, where people are happier, stronger, smarter, and so on.
Where I can go outside and not get sad about how shitty lives people are living.
Where I can go outside and not be annoyed at how fucking stupid, lazy, weak, negative and ungrateful people are.
Where I can go outside and be met with things that are awesome and inspiring, instead of soulbreaking and horrible.

All my dreams about my personal life I have already fulfilled, I’m done with that stuff. I’ve got great friends, an amazing girlfriend, godlike health, the house I wanted, plenty of money, freedom, and all that jazz. I went out and earned what I wanted, and it wasn’t even hard despite wanting more than most people.
Having dreams and not fulfilling them is the VERY DEFINITION of extreme stupidity and inauthenticity.

If your dreams are not being fulfilled YOU ARE NOT BEING YOU:

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Profile photo of Realeyesing Realeyesing (@realeyesing13) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dream doesn’t really have any concrete details which is the most frustrating part about it and had caused me a lot of turmoil to identify with it and make it a reality.

All I know is that it entails making a mark on society that changes it for the better and inspires others to make lasting change in their lives and the life of the species as a whole.

Im trying my best to use the arts for this as well as healing professions and I’m still in the dark as to what the dream or vision is in the end, but it’s important to not lose faith in oneself and to charge forward, if the way is lit or not.

I feel as though this generation of young adults and teens is one of many lost souls, but who are searching and discovering the nature of the universe at a fundamental level. We most certainly will find a way to make these dreams a reality, or perish in the attempt.

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Profile photo of robustsna robustsna (@gonzalo) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

mi suenio es encontrar un campo , habierto para entrar y conocer las cosas gue me falta , para hayudar a mi progimo .entra a mi pagina con com respeto su amigo incondicional.robustiana.

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Profile photo of Jakob Lillie Jakob Lillie (@jakethesnake) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

I want to learn how to sail, buy a boat, find someone who does as well and sail the world going from country to country and just enjoy life.

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Profile photo of Aline Aline (@aleen) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dreams are turning around the domain of arts. I want to finish my books and publish them, same things for my scenarios, i would like to turn them into a movie.
My dream is all about artistics creations. <3

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Profile photo of stonedragon stonedragon (@stonedragon21) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

LOVE.

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Profile photo of stryder stryder (@stryder) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dream is to be unconditionally happy.

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Profile photo of VIII VIII (@triplemind) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

my dream is to make everything in my own life an art that i can constantly improve upon. also, after this is accomplished, i dream of joining with other ‘artists’ of this caliber and forget about money to empower and inspire the light in the dark cities of the world. i dream of having an army who refuses to fight or treat any member as inferior or with rank. my dream is to connect the dreams i have when i sleep to the dream like state my waking life has become.

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Profile photo of Emmet Cummins Emmet Cummins (@emmet) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dream is to make films that make a difference. If I changed the perspective of just one person I would feel accomplished but obviously my goal is to change as many people as possible. Film and television have had a massive effect on me and have helped me grow emotionally and spiritually and I would like to return the favour by doing the same to others.

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Profile photo of Mitchel9997 Mitchel9997 (@mitchel9997) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My Dream would be to Make a change, a difference, and to find happiness wherever life takes me.

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Profile photo of Umiian Glyphs Umiian Glyphs (@umiianglyphs) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dream is to become a successful product developer and create products that truly affect people in positive ways.

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Profile photo of Kayla Seely Kayla Seely (@kseely) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dream is to be truly happy with myself and to volunteer for the rest of my life.

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Profile photo of Kyle(igh) Kyle(igh) (@kycooley415) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

i want to inspire people to be human

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Profile photo of The Passionate Pupil The Passionate Pupil (@deanzumwalt) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

My dream is to live life consciously, I’ve spent virtually my entire life on auto-pilot. Its like I spent my life sleepwalking and I’ve just woken up to find I have no idea where I am or how I got here.

So my dream is to “be there” for the rest of my life, I want to be conscious and aware of everything, I don’t want to miss another moment of my life.

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Profile photo of Fluxface Fluxface (@fluxface) 2 years, 7 months ago ago

Work hard and get money to travel and surf/skate all over the world. I think it`s hard to look longer forward into the future than this year, so I´ll just see where the wind blows after the traveling. But I think @grandkintaro777, made a great point.
When teachers and parents asked me what I wanted to be when i grow up, when I was a child, I always just made a joke about wanting to be a toothbrush, a horse, sealion or whatever.. So I didnt know then, and I don`t know now :)

Check this out: http://vimeo.com/11414505

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 2 years, 6 months ago ago

My dream is to fulfill my bucket list before I die, visit all the places I dream of visiting and meet new amazing people, like you HEthens!!
Be happy and be care free

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Profile photo of Ray Butler Ray Butler M (@trek79) 2 years, 6 months ago ago

My dream is to write fiction and I do that, I’m not greedy, that will do. I don’t need to have any more expectations of myself.

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Profile photo of vlad vlad (@vladtheimpaler) 2 years, 6 months ago ago

i have every thing i need in this present moment i don,t dream i do

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Profile photo of dan dan (@leaveyourbodyloseyourmind) 2 years, 6 months ago ago

I am aware that everything I ever need to be happy is available to me right now, but I feel drawn to helping people. I guess my dream is to become a professional therapist.

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Profile photo of TheSkaFish TheSkaFish M (@theskafish) 2 years, 6 months ago ago

Write the next big sci fi story, become a proficient guitarist/songwriter (can’t pick a genre though, used to be just punk but now I’m all over the place), get in shape, escape the rat race once and for all as a winner and not in jail or something like that, find the things I like to do that I feel are worthwhile, find more of other people’s works to appreciate.

But it looks like in the near future I’ll have to do a little time in the rat race, so I guess another of my goals is not letting work crush me with despair this time.

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 2 years, 5 months ago ago

My dream is to be an adventurer after I am done with school (I sorta only finish school because otherwise I’d have to pay a lot of money, which would make a dependant). Every day when I am done working I try to see the free time as holiday, I travel on my board, by foot, bicycle, public transport etc, then get home eat, sleep chill w/e :).

I want to do this every day and live off of other people’s kindness and compassion, while trying to return a favor with my own kindness, compassion and trying to help them in w/e way I can.

I will experiment with this, to find out what works, after my internship.
I’ll be travelling to my friend in Valencia then travel to Florence to another friend, then I will hopefully in time, end up in Berlin to do my study abroad minor :)

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Profile photo of jgreen jgreen (@andropar) 2 years, 5 months ago ago

My dream is to travel the world, try all the things that you can experience on earth, and then, some day, have some little children I can share my experiences with :)

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