Have you ever felt like you belonged somewhere? Really
belonged? Somewhere where the people don’t judge you, or you have no fear of
being judged. There aren’t cliques or
worries of being friends with the right people.
There just people, people like you, trying to find their way in world
full of monsters that aren’t exciting like the ones we find in fantasy, but are
instead made from humanity themselves. Our
heroes don’t have the luxury of saving the world from an alien enemy, because
in reality, the only enemy we have is ourselves, humans. We care too much about
our image, about what people think of us, we tend to forget what really
It’s hard to find a place in the world when your species is destroying it, when it seems humanity itself is no longer fit to be here. I hate the greed that our species seems to harbour, the pointless jobs that only serve human needs, not the needs of the world. Or shouldn’t they be the same thing? I think a lot of people feel that way, but we tend to give in to society, to peer pressure.
There are many religions in this world, but why do so few worship mother nature? It is only by her grace that we keep living, and you can’t deny it. Whether you believe in religion or in science if we continue to destroy her, climate change will strike back, and then there will be no one left to feel out of place and depressed in a world we have made sick.
There are few moments in this life when I have felt completely alive, all nerves awake and feeling, and all of these have been when in connection with the beauty of nature. A stunning sunrise, a meadow, a forest alive with colour and sounds, proof that we have not destroyed everything beautiful quite yet.
I think it’s no wonder mental health illnesses are on the rise
when we have polluted our planet to the point we consume microplastics without
noticing and our seas are sick with the same poison. How can we claim to belong anywhere, when our
own planet, the only home we all share, is rejecting us because our self-obsessed
greed is leading to the extinction of innocent animals that we share this Earth
with. Should we be surprised that we
We have to take responsibility and make it right, create a
world where we all belong, humans and nature alike, because if we don’t, climate
change will make it right for us, and there will no place for humanity in that