I've had this idea in the past as well, but was never game
enough to apply it completely to my life situation. But that was then and this is now.
Being a ex-roleplayer myself, I can understand quite well the comparison between certain mindsets that people adopt when playing a game, especially when resources and character levels are involved.
And yes, it's very ironic how many of us can put so much effort into a virtual avatar, but not allowing our living one the same oppourtunity of growth (hopefully not by killing and looting small critters
I feel my perspective of the world has experienced some more positive change, thank you.
Originally Posted by Jill
In many ways I do think life is a game.
My husband had this theory once that perhaps before we come into this life, we are basically somewhere else (heaven?) where it's just this this big arcade. We say, hey...let's play the "Earth Game" (or whatver). Then you pick your difficulty level, put your quarters in and VROOOOOM...transported into some woman's womb.
I really don't see why not, either. Biggest and greatest RPG of all!