Getting Your Life Started Again Like a Child in a Decadent World, Does It Worth It?

Pedro Odubayo Thompson
3 min readJun 21, 2023

The idea of living life again like a kid is futile. Certainly not in this gloomy and hell bound world.

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Come to think of it, it is important to recognize that life is not solely measured by how long we live or its duration but by how well one lives or the quality of the experiences we have.

Moreover, the pursuit of a fulfilling life should always take precedence, acting as the driving force behind our decisions and ambitions.

Living life again like a child in a decadent world may seem futile, considering the gloom and the seemingly hell-bound nature of our present reality.

Some stand by the idea of becoming a kid once again. Why is that so?

If not mistaken, the idea of wanting to become a child again is often rooted in nostalgia and a longing for the simplicity and innocence of childhood. Childhood is often associated with carefree days, joyful play, and a sense of wonder about the world. Adults may look back on their childhoods fondly and wish to relive those experiences.

However, it is important to acknowledge that the world has changed since our own childhoods. The realities of today’s society, with its complexities, challenges, and dangers, make the prospect of starting life over as a child less appealing.

Our world is plagued by rampant violence and crime.

The acts of violence committed by young people and the mistreatment of vulnerable individuals highlight some of the harsh realities we face.

How on earth that a 6-year-old child intended to shoot down his class teacher?

The surprising aspect of it all is that this 6-year-old boy planned his deadly school outing for the next day throughout the night, yet he could still sleep very well the night before till the next day of his mission!

This is a world where young people who supposed to protect the weak and old decide to manhandle, beat up, and sometimes rob them of their belongings. As if that’s not enough, the world is completely engulfed in monumental violence and crime everywhere.

Considering the current state of the world, it is understandable to question whether starting life anew as a child would be worth it. The notion of experiencing the wonders of childhood again may be overshadowed by the potential risks and uncertainties that exist in today’s society. It is a valid concern to be hesitant about embracing a world plagued by violence, crime, and various societal issues.

Ultimately, the desire to become a child again can stem from a longing for a simpler, more innocent time. However, it is essential to recognize the realities of the world we live in and the challenges that come with it.

Life’s unfulfillment and dissatisfaction

The problem behind this wishful thinking is the dissatisfaction and unfulfilled desires that some individuals experience in their lives.

They long for the opportunity to start their lives again, oblivious to the fact that such opportunities come only once. They may believe that if they could turn back time, they would make better choices or simply desire to live longer, despite the struggles they face.

However, the world has become a dangerous and unsettling place. It has undergone rapid and negative transformations, characterized by evil, sickness, and violence.

Those who share my perspective would agree that seeking to prolong one’s stay in such a world is not a desirable choice. The constant barrage of barbaric, horrifying, and senseless incidents that occur in our twenty-first-century society is appalling.

Furthermore, despite humanity’s advancements and technological progress, we are destroying nature at an alarming rate. This destructive behavior aligns with the predictions made in the Bible, where the human race takes one step forward and two steps back.

The reasons behind this phenomenon are known only to God, our maker and creator. It is clear that sensible and sensitive individuals would never succumb to the idea of starting their lives over again.

Thanks for reading!

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Pedro Odubayo Thompson

Pedro is a man of few days who strives to encourage critical thinking, promotes social justice, and endeavors to leave a lasting legacy behind.