February 11, 2006

Contentment

I've always wanted more, and some more, more than what I have, more than what I have achieved. I don't think I'm greedy, not that I covet others' possessions (confession:rarely yes) but I haven't been content either. I was thinking about this, how content I've been in changing times. Obviously I was most satisfied when I was in infancy and during early school days, but as life progressed expectations and objectives collided with effort, luck and willingness. Recent years have seen a lot of changes in all facets of life and I've been confused most of the times. Guess that's what happens when you grow up.

I considered each and every year of my life and I analyzed how content I was.The graph below shows my level of contentment w.r.t. years(1984-2006 feb). This is the result of ennui @4 AM and the fact that blog is a place where one can whine officially!
max value at 1984 and neighbouring years, last value(=70%) is of 2006 so far. The graph is expected to be monotonically increasing in coming years.

7 comments:

Mirage said...

On the rise, huh, buddy!?

Keep up the good work! :)

Naresh said...

Its duty of a man not to be content! :P

Anyway, is tht graph ur creation r is it a simulation thru some quiz?

Amod said...

@mirage-yey! one the rise.. moving towards nirvana..hehe

@naresh-created by urs truly!based on my experiences..

Vivek Pabari said...

Progress stops when one is contented!

Dude, the graph is one the rise. Good sign but don't let it make you complacent. We are getting into some of the most crucial years of our life when being somewhat greedy will not be a bad thing because that greediness will play a role in our future contentment.

And yes, years down the line, if I plot a similar graph for myself, I want it to beat even the sensex, towards the end of my life.

I Am Sam said...

well i tried to convinced myself that i am content, though not.. i try to be content but one should not be content after all, that's take motivation out of aim. afterall being impatient about everything is not a good idea, but everybody praise rising sun dear..

btw, carry on with ur curve, you will beat sensex and think abt the illumination rather than lamp..

Stephanie said...

happy valentines day

Anand said...

really nice post ..
i m think about my graph ...will let u know