Read The Forum Rules: We have a clear set of rules to keep the forum running smoothly. Click here to review them.

Post Reply 
Survival TV Show: Alone
Author Message
Kyza Offline
Pigeon
Gold Member

Posts: 5
Joined: Jun 2016
Reputation: 0
Post: #130
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone
After watching the first season I was particularly interested in Lucas' obsession with 'Greatness'. He talked frequently about how a large part of the reason he was out there was to prove that he could be great. As part of the late Generation Y, I noticed this common problem affecting many of my peers, especially in university. Many had this fixation on achieving a feat of great magnitude or becoming the best/most knowledgeable at a random skill/topic. Not necessarily because they intensely enjoyed their fixation, but to prove to others that they weren't just some nobody.

I'm starting to believe that many of them are confusing greatness with fame. In this age of constant social media presence there is this pressure for them to succeed. To prove to everybody that they are special. And so they set out to achieve something that will achieve them renown because T.V & social media has influenced them to believe that is normal. But that is not how greatness is achieved. The people I have met who have become skilled at a certain hobby (soccer) or occupation have done so because they enjoyed it. Enjoyed it so much that they took it to the extreme level that is required. I somewhat came to this conclusion after spending time in more rural areas and noticing that the people there were more laid-back with regards to their lifestyle and life in general (I believe due to the smaller penetration of the social media tentacles that have warped the psyche of the suburban and city dwellers).

I would be interested to know if some of the older guys on this forum have noticed this among their peers or if this is a phenomena that is more recent.
07-16-2016 07:47 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes Kyza's post:
nomadbrah
Post Reply 


Messages In This Thread
Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 06-29-2015, 05:12 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 06-29-2015, 11:54 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - spokepoker - 06-29-2015, 12:02 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - scotian - 06-29-2015, 01:41 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 06-29-2015, 02:00 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - scotian - 06-29-2015, 02:25 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - scotian - 06-29-2015, 04:16 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - samsamsam - 06-29-2015, 12:45 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 06-29-2015, 04:17 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 06-29-2015, 07:29 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 06-29-2015, 08:21 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - LeBeau - 06-29-2015, 08:45 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Tytalus - 06-29-2015, 10:32 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Lucario - 06-29-2015, 10:51 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Wahawahwah - 06-29-2015, 11:52 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 06-30-2015, 12:18 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Mike5055 - 06-30-2015, 12:16 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 06-30-2015, 01:36 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Swooper - 06-30-2015, 06:02 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Glaucon - 06-30-2015, 06:25 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - LeBeau - 07-03-2015, 06:35 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Atlantic - 07-03-2015, 09:26 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Gmac - 07-03-2015, 09:55 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Atlanta Man - 07-03-2015, 10:30 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 07-04-2015, 06:13 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Atlanta Man - 07-05-2015, 12:57 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 07-05-2015, 10:52 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Atlantic - 07-03-2015, 10:56 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Chaos - 07-05-2015, 11:35 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - KofiKingston - 07-05-2015, 11:44 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Wahawahwah - 07-05-2015, 03:15 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Angry Beaver - 07-05-2015, 04:08 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - scotian - 07-08-2015, 05:14 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 07-08-2015, 05:38 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 07-15-2015, 01:12 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Valhalla - 07-15-2015, 01:29 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 07-15-2015, 08:46 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 07-21-2015, 12:06 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - hedonist - 07-21-2015, 03:26 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 07-21-2015, 01:50 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Foolsgo1d - 07-21-2015, 03:49 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - TonySandos - 07-21-2015, 07:22 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 07-21-2015, 08:22 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - TonySandos - 07-22-2015, 06:08 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 07-22-2015, 08:54 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 07-23-2015, 12:48 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Atlantic - 07-24-2015, 10:08 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - samsamsam - 07-24-2015, 10:10 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Atlantic - 07-24-2015, 10:13 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 07-25-2015, 10:06 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Atlantic - 07-25-2015, 12:18 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - samsamsam - 07-25-2015, 02:39 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Belgrano - 07-25-2015, 09:41 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 07-26-2015, 10:23 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Troll King - 07-26-2015, 06:14 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - LeBeau - 07-26-2015, 06:37 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Swooper - 07-27-2015, 09:53 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - LeBeau - 08-14-2015, 07:18 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 08-15-2015, 04:36 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - samsamsam - 07-27-2015, 12:27 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dukecro - 07-27-2015, 02:01 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Troll King - 07-27-2015, 07:55 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - samsamsam - 08-01-2015, 01:41 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - scotian - 08-01-2015, 01:31 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 08-16-2015, 08:48 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Swooper - 08-16-2015, 10:40 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 08-16-2015, 11:26 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 08-17-2015, 08:58 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Swooper - 08-17-2015, 12:06 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 08-17-2015, 04:43 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 08-17-2015, 05:19 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 04-21-2016, 09:52 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 08-17-2015, 09:07 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 08-17-2015, 09:23 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 08-17-2015, 10:00 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 08-17-2015, 04:37 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 08-18-2015, 06:14 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Gmac - 08-18-2015, 06:26 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - rottenapple - 08-18-2015, 09:47 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 08-18-2015, 01:27 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 08-23-2015, 02:33 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 08-23-2015, 02:48 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 08-23-2015, 10:49 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Sonsowey - 08-23-2015, 03:01 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Dr. Howard - 09-03-2015, 12:34 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Swooper - 08-24-2015, 12:12 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 08-24-2015, 03:59 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - joseywales - 08-24-2015, 10:03 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Belgrano - 04-21-2016, 11:06 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - hedonist - 04-21-2016, 03:35 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 04-21-2016, 12:10 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 04-21-2016, 12:13 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - samsamsam - 04-21-2016, 01:29 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - zigZag - 04-21-2016, 02:05 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Aurini - 04-22-2016, 12:31 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - zigZag - 04-22-2016, 05:28 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 05-09-2016, 10:04 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Gmac - 06-02-2016, 05:26 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 04-22-2016, 05:08 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 04-23-2016, 07:53 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Belgrano - 04-24-2016, 03:51 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 05-10-2016, 07:51 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - hedonist - 05-10-2016, 02:10 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 05-14-2016, 12:11 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 05-22-2016, 08:00 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - samsamsam - 05-22-2016, 08:08 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 05-23-2016, 02:14 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 05-25-2016, 02:39 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 05-25-2016, 02:46 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 05-25-2016, 04:35 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 05-30-2016, 12:51 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 05-30-2016, 10:54 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 05-30-2016, 11:13 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - bacan - 05-31-2016, 10:29 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Windom Earle - 06-04-2016, 03:04 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - bacan - 06-01-2016, 08:25 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 06-05-2016, 08:54 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 06-06-2016, 05:36 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - bacan - 07-07-2016, 09:01 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 07-08-2016, 02:28 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 07-17-2016, 05:22 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - nomadbrah - 07-08-2016, 02:43 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Kyza - 07-16-2016 07:47 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - nomadbrah - 07-16-2016, 01:41 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Kyza - 07-17-2016, 12:42 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 07-23-2016, 12:06 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 07-24-2016, 12:28 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 07-24-2016, 11:23 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 12-09-2016, 08:56 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 12-14-2016, 03:07 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 12-18-2016, 04:10 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 12-18-2016, 06:34 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - nomadbrah - 12-19-2016, 11:13 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Fast Eddie - 12-19-2016, 12:12 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 12-19-2016, 12:32 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Belgrano - 01-11-2017, 07:18 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 01-11-2017, 09:27 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 01-16-2017, 10:54 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 01-25-2017, 04:36 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - WhatTheFuck - 01-25-2017, 05:42 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - WhatTheFuck - 01-27-2017, 11:50 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 02-06-2017, 12:23 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 01-28-2017, 04:20 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - xmlenigma - 02-02-2017, 05:11 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 02-06-2017, 09:49 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 02-11-2017, 04:19 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - WhatTheFuck - 02-11-2017, 09:06 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 02-12-2017, 09:47 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 02-11-2017, 10:14 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 02-12-2017, 03:29 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 02-12-2017, 06:11 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 06-12-2017, 10:19 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 06-22-2017, 10:29 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Kona - 06-25-2017, 06:15 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Innuendo - 06-25-2017, 08:22 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 06-26-2017, 10:50 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - dark_g - 06-30-2017, 07:41 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 07-12-2018, 08:30 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 07-12-2018, 04:07 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 07-12-2018, 08:54 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 07-12-2018, 09:07 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 07-12-2018, 09:17 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 07-16-2018, 02:23 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 07-21-2018, 01:20 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 07-21-2018, 06:23 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - 911 - 07-21-2018, 01:44 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Suits - 07-21-2018, 08:07 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - zigZag - 07-21-2018, 08:34 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 08-18-2018, 08:26 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - CarolM - 08-18-2018, 09:44 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Belgrano - 08-19-2018, 05:49 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Belgrano - 08-19-2018, 05:49 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 08-19-2018, 06:41 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 08-19-2018, 11:27 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Malone - 08-19-2018, 11:30 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 06-09-2019, 03:19 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - ChefAllDay - 08-10-2019, 06:56 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Christhugger - 08-10-2019, 08:04 AM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - glugger - 08-13-2019, 01:28 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - LeBeau - 08-12-2019, 03:38 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Benoit - 08-12-2019, 05:10 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - PhenomKing - 08-12-2019, 06:20 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - Foolsgo1d - 08-12-2019, 04:48 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - LeBeau - 08-13-2019, 11:08 PM
RE: Survival TV Show: Alone - ChefAllDay - 08-15-2019, 09:12 AM

Forum Jump:


User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)

Contact Us | RooshV.com | Return to Top | Return to Content | Mobile Version | RSS Syndication