CONVERSATION BETWEEN MOTHER AND DAUGHTER
One day, mother and her child, a thirteen year old girl, began a discussion.
Child: Mom, why should I study if I prefer to play?
Mom: My child, you need to learn letters, educate yourself, graduate, find a good job and get married, raise children of your own like your father and I and your grandparents and like the rest of the world.
Child: But grandfather and grandmother have died.
Mom: That’s the human beings destiny. After they have children, they get old and the die.
Child: Therefore mom, after a human raises his children, he will not have anything to do any longer, he will not have purpose and objectives and he will not have plans and dreams; he will be good for nothing?
Mom: Well what can we do, that’s all human beings destiny.
Child: Then, why shouldn’t die from now and save myself and the children I will bring in this world from all of this?
Mom: Stop with the nonsense. Life is beautiful.
Child: But, since it stops abruptly, isn’t life pointless?
Mom: That’s the path everyone takes my child.
Child: Then, I refuse to continue this pointless task.
Mom: Don’t say these things my child.
Child: Why not? Are you going to punish me or tell dad? I don’t care. What can scare a person who is condemned to death? In some point, I will find away to kill myself.
Mom: Who taught you to say things like that?
Child: I am not stupid. I can think of these things on my own.
Mom: Just do what you are supposed to do.
Child: That’s what I’m doing.
Mom: Do what all other children of the world do.
Child: No mom, I don’t care about what others do or don’t do but only about what I do. I bring a war, and fight death because I love life and I hate death. I don’t fear it, I hate it and I want to kill it! From here on forth, that will be my main job and everything else will come second. What should I do with studies, education, graduation, work, marriage, family, riches and glory when I am mortal? I will conquer death. I will become everlasting. Only with that prospective will my life have meaning. From this day on, know mom that I will study because I need to learn to find a way to conquer death.
Mom: I am amazed. How can you thing this way?
Child: I thing this way so I can find a way to thing for ever.