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10 things I can live without

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10 things I can live without, or how to simplify your life and not die trying

10 things I can live without

  1. 1. 10 things to live without<br />or <br />Simplify your life and don’t die trying<br />
  2. 2. #1<br />Mobiles<br />
  3. 3. Who said I should be 100% available?<br />
  4. 4. Who said I am SO important?<br />
  5. 5. Why should I be doing something else while moving?<br />
  6. 6. Let me just move from one place to another<br />
  7. 7. Let me enjoy my mobility <br />
  8. 8. Let me finish my trip<br />
  9. 9. Let me be uninterrupted<br />
  10. 10. If I had 500 minutes in a cellphone plan<br />That means I would take 500 minutes from somebody else<br />
  11. 11. What I have to say…<br />can wait.<br />
  12. 12. Until we meet again<br />
  13. 13. I promise not to call you because you may be:<br />
  14. 14. I promise not to call you because you may be:<br />1 – Thinking <br />
  15. 15. I promise not to call you because you may be:<br />1 – Thinking <br />2 – Creating <br />
  16. 16. I promise not to call you because you may be:<br />1 – Thinking <br />2 – Creating <br />3 – Resting <br />
  17. 17. How can I interrupt you?<br />
  18. 18. Or you could be:<br />1 – With someone<br />
  19. 19. Or you could be:<br />1 – With someone<br />2 – With everyone<br />
  20. 20. Or you could be:<br />1 – With someone<br />2 – With everyone<br />3 – With no one<br />
  21. 21. Again…<br />How can I interrupt you?<br />
  22. 22. No minutes?<br />No signal?<br />No battery?<br />
  23. 23. No minutes?<br />No signal?<br />No battery?<br />No problem!<br />
  24. 24. #2<br />Smart Stuff<br />
  25. 25. Anything with a display is unnecessarily complex<br />
  26. 26. An on/off button should be enough in any appliance. <br />
  27. 27. Something with a user manual is usually too much featured and expensive.<br />
  28. 28. Geolocators? <br />No thanks…<br />
  29. 29. I just want to get lost<br />
  30. 30. #3<br />Automobile<br />
  31. 31. To move a load of 90 kilograms (one adult)…<br />
  32. 32. You need to move an object of 1000 to 2000 kg (one car)<br />
  33. 33. It is a waste of energy and valuable resources<br />
  34. 34. Imagine you had to push 20 times your own weight to go from point A to point B<br />
  35. 35. There are better solutions.<br />Why not just…<br />
  36. 36. Walk<br />
  37. 37. Skate<br />
  38. 38. Ride a Bike<br />
  39. 39. Motorcycle? <br />No thanks.<br />
  40. 40. 200 kilograms <br />to carry your <br />90 kilograms <br />
  41. 41. It is still a circus show<br />
  42. 42. Use public transportation<br />
  43. 43. Cab<br />
  44. 44. Bus<br />
  45. 45. Rickshaw<br />
  46. 46. Driving a car is a JOB<br />
  47. 47. It requires skills, concentration,decision making,responsibility,common sense.<br />
  48. 48. Transporting people and goods is a high responsibility JOB<br />
  49. 49. Leave this to professionals<br />
  50. 50. #4<br />Watch<br />
  51. 51. What time is it?<br />11:58:17 am<br />or noon<br />or lunch time<br />
  52. 52. Your body and your senses can tell the time<br />
  53. 53. Yes, <br />trains and planes leave at an exact time.<br />
  54. 54. But you are asked to arrive at the airport 2 or 3 hours in advance. <br />
  55. 55. $1 or$10.000watches just do the same <br />
  56. 56. They give you an information that is available everywhere<br />
  57. 57. You will never offend your friends by looking at your watch in the middle of a conversation.<br />
  58. 58. #5<br />News<br />
  59. 59. There is nothing I really NEED to know right now<br />
  60. 60. I prefer to read history than news.<br />
  61. 61. I prefer to read history than news.<br />Even if it’s last week’s history.<br />
  62. 62. Information is there. <br />I can grasp it anytime<br />
  63. 63. Let me enjoy my fresh ignorance of events.<br />
  64. 64. Let other people enjoy themselves telling you their version of current events. <br />
  65. 65. Be the one who doesn’t know. <br />
  66. 66. Be the one who doesn’t know. <br />Be the one who listens.<br />
  67. 67. Be the one who doesn’t know. <br />Be the one who listens.<br />Be popular.<br />
  68. 68. #6<br />Beauty<br />
  69. 69. Let’s go back to ugliness<br />
  70. 70. We, the ugly, <br />
  71. 71. We, the ugly, <br />are the majority. <br />
  72. 72. Humanity’s pursuit of beauty <br />
  73. 73. Humanity’s pursuit of beauty <br />is expensive and futile<br />
  74. 74. Be natural, <br />
  75. 75. Be natural, <br />be old, <br />
  76. 76. Be natural, <br />be old, <br />be unfitted, <br />
  77. 77. Be natural, <br />be old, <br />be unfitted, <br />be imperfect, <br />
  78. 78. Be natural, <br />be old, <br />be unfitted, <br />be imperfect, <br />be asymetric, <br />
  79. 79. Be natural, <br />be old, <br />be unfitted, <br />be imperfect, <br />be asymetric, <br />be bald, <br />
  80. 80. Be natural, <br />be old, <br />be unfitted, <br />be imperfect, <br />be asymetric, <br />be bald, <br />be hairy… <br />
  81. 81. Be you…<br />
  82. 82. Live!<br />
  83. 83. Live!<br />Age! <br />
  84. 84. Live!<br />Age!<br />Die!<br />
  85. 85. Live!<br />Age!<br />Die!<br />Simple!<br />
  86. 86. #7<br />Addictions<br />
  87. 87. They are expensive.<br />
  88. 88. They demand a lot of effort<br />
  89. 89. They demand a lot of effort<br />to get them<br />
  90. 90. They demand a lot of effort<br />to get them<br />to get out of them<br />
  91. 91. Legal or not, <br />
  92. 92. Legal or not, <br />they are<br />
  93. 93. Legal or not, <br />they are<br />too much burden<br />
  94. 94. A self imposed <br />
  95. 95. A self imposed <br />slavery…<br />
  96. 96. A self imposed <br />slavery…!<br />How smart is that?<br />
  97. 97. Do not <br />
  98. 98. Do not <br />chain yourself <br />
  99. 99. Do not <br />chain yourself <br />to anything <br />
  100. 100. Do not <br />chain yourself <br />to anything <br />chemical…<br />
  101. 101. Do not <br />chain yourself <br />to anything <br />chemical… <br />orphysical<br />
  102. 102. #8<br />Faith<br />
  103. 103. Believe <br />
  104. 104. Believe <br />in everything <br />
  105. 105. Believe <br />in everything <br />you want. <br />
  106. 106. Believe <br />in everything <br />you want. <br />But please<br />
  107. 107. Believe <br />in everything <br />you want. <br />But please<br />don’t tell me.<br />
  108. 108. Let the rest <br />
  109. 109. Let the rest <br />of humanity <br />
  110. 110. Let the rest <br />of humanity <br />be «wrong». <br />
  111. 111. Yes. <br />
  112. 112. Yes. <br />You know better than me. <br />
  113. 113. Yes. <br />You know better than me. <br />Congratulations!<br />
  114. 114. Let me die <br />
  115. 115. Let me die <br />with my <br />ignorance. <br />
  116. 116. I may be happy <br />
  117. 117. I may be happy <br />without <br />
  118. 118. I may be happy <br />without <br />your source <br />
  119. 119. I may be happy <br />without <br />your source <br />of happiness. <br />
  120. 120. If you don’t tell me <br />
  121. 121. If you don’t tell me <br />your beliefs <br />
  122. 122. If you don’t tell me <br />your beliefs <br />I promise…<br />
  123. 123. If you don’t tell me <br />your beliefs <br />I promise… <br />I won’t tell you mine.<br />
  124. 124. Just one final request:<br />
  125. 125. Just one final request:<br />Let<br />
  126. 126. Just one final request.<br />Let them<br />
  127. 127. Just one final request.<br />Let them choose…!<br />
  128. 128. #9<br />Wealth<br />
  129. 129. «All people are born equal»<br />
  130. 130. «All people are born equal»<br />OK…<br />
  131. 131. «All people are born equal»<br />OK…<br />«All people are born»<br />
  132. 132. But<br />«All people die the same way»<br />
  133. 133. But<br />«All people die the same way»<br />One instant: <br />alive<br />
  134. 134. But<br />«All people die the same way»<br />One instant: <br />alive<br />Next instant: <br />not alive<br />
  135. 135. Wealthy people just have more people that want them… <br />
  136. 136. Wealthy people just have more people that want them… <br />not alive<br />
  137. 137. Anything can be bought by the<br />«Royalty»<br />
  138. 138. Anything can be bought by the<br />«Royalty»<br />except <br />Real loyalty <br />
  139. 139. The best things in life are free…<br />
  140. 140. The best things in life are free…<br />Free (No chains)<br />
  141. 141. The best things in life are free…<br />Free (No chains)<br />Free (No cost)<br />
  142. 142. The best things in life are free…<br />Free (No chains)<br />Free (No cost)<br />Free (No owner)<br />
  143. 143. Buying things<br />
  144. 144. Buying things <br />is not a big accomplishment. <br />
  145. 145. Buying things is not a big accomplishment. <br />Anyone with the same amount of money can do it.<br />
  146. 146. Put a priceon anything <br />
  147. 147. Put a price on anything <br />or anyone<br />
  148. 148. Put a price on anything <br />or anyone <br />and you kill his value.<br />
  149. 149. No one can pay<br />
  150. 150. No one can pay<br />What I am worth. <br />
  151. 151. #10<br />Me<br />
  152. 152. Change my stuff<br />
  153. 153. Change my stuff <br /> for my legacy<br />
  154. 154. Change my stuff <br /> for my legacy<br />Change my body<br />
  155. 155. Change my stuff <br /> for my legacy<br />Change my body<br /> for my mind<br />
  156. 156. Change my stuff <br /> for my legacy<br />Change my body<br /> for my mind<br />Change my beliefs<br />
  157. 157. Change my stuff <br /> for my legacy<br />Change my body<br /> for my mind<br />Change my beliefs<br /> for my ideas<br />
  158. 158. Change my rights<br />
  159. 159. Change my rights<br /> for my duties<br />
  160. 160. Change my rights<br /> for my duties<br />Change my rights<br />
  161. 161. Change my rights<br /> for my duties<br />Change my rights<br /> for my wrongs<br />
  162. 162. Change my rights<br /> for my duties<br />Change my rights<br /> for my wrongs<br />Change my rights<br />
  163. 163. Change my rights<br /> for my duties<br />Change my rights<br /> for my wrongs<br />Change my rights<br /> for my lefts<br />
  164. 164. Change my ____<br />
  165. 165. How can I live without me?<br />How can I live forever?<br />
  166. 166. You never die<br />as long as <br />someone remembers you.<br />
  167. 167. Go ahead. <br />Be immortal.<br />
  168. 168. Guillermo Ramírez<br />April 2011<br />

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