“What Am I Doing Here?”

On pointless activities, crappy jobs, armies, and our beautiful planet

Photo by Chuanchai Pundej on Unsplash

I think we have all had moments when we asked ourselves, “What am I doing here?” Sometimes it’s just over a brief event such as a party or other social gathering. Other times it can result in a more life-changing realization.

One of my first experiences of the latter kind was when I was sitting in a football stadium on a cold…



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Jim Mason

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