Originally Posted by kthdsn
The way I see it, your purpose isn't what you want to be, but what you want to achieve. For example, Steve says his purpose is to help people grow, and he achieve that through blogging. Music is an action, like blogging. I don't think an action can be a purpose, otherwise we may as well be robots built to perform a particular action.
Perhaps you should try to discover what you hope to achieve through your music. It may be a sensible way to fulfil your purpose or it may be simply something you enjoy. Do you have a message you wish to convey with your music, are you hoping to teach people something profound? If so, then maybe that message is closer to your purpose than the music you are using to express that message.
I hope this helps.
Yeah, I'm one of the "silly ones" that believe music can change the world, etc. It's not "one message" it's just a way of expressing many many things.
But again I'm not happy while doing it.