How I Stopped Eating Food – Kind Of

SoylentWould you like to know what bothers me? Well, if you really don’t, you should probably stop reading, ’cause I’m going to tell you. One thing that bothers me is how necessary, and simultaneously inefficient food is for people. Don’t get me wrong; I absolutely love food – It’s so stupidly delicious. But, just like anything that I love, I hate needing it – I hate the fact that I am required to consume a certain amount of food on a daily basis to live. Why do I hate this? It’s similar to the idea where, if you work a job doing the thing you love, eventually, the thing you love is going to turn in to labored work instead of an enjoyable hobby. Another good comparison could be made with seeing a movie: I love going to the theater, but if I were forced to go three to four times per day, every single day, eventually I would no longer enjoy it. Eventually, I would just want to get it over with. That’s not to say I wouldn’t enjoy specific movies, and wouldn’t be excited about my favorite new release, but honestly, if I went to a theater three times a day, the amount of enjoyment I would feel from seeing even my favorite movie, would be diminished. When I have to that same thing endlessly every single day, the amount of happiness it provides me – even from my absolute favorite – is cheapened.

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