Review on ‘Unpopular Opinion: Late Night Musings’

One thing I would have to say is that reality is… reality. We live in a world where things are what they are and no matter what we do or what we try to do, we just cannot escape reality.

I’ve been through enough situations in my life so far to know this. I’ve had so many problems and struggles that I sometimes could no longer take and I just broke down. At the end of the day, I go to bed just wishing and hoping that things will get better; that things will have a brighter outcome despite everything seeming to crumble around me.

Escaping reality is something I’ve wanted for a very long time. I know some other people who want this, too, and I don’t blame any of them. We all have our reasons to look for an escape; to flee and hide from every struggle and hardship that brings us frustration.

Sleep has always been my way of an escape from everything. Throughout my slumber, everything fades and I find a sense of peace that is missing from when I am wide awake and facing reality. This is my escape and I know that this is the escape of other people as well. But let’s face it, just like what was written, once we wake up from sleep, we just find ourselves in the same situations all over again. So what’s the point of trying? It’s not as if we could sleep forever and forget about the world.

And I quote, “So much for trying to escape reality.”

Forever Unstoppable.

There are times where I just want to run away in my sleep. Other than suicide (which I don’t plan on doing), reading books, and daydreaming (not advisable, I got caught doing this in math class); Sleep is where I can escape reality, albeit temporarily.

Too many questions run through my head every day. What is the state of the world today? Where do I stand in this world? Will I be able to do something remarkable in my life? When will same sex marriage be considered as ‘normal’ in this world? What the hell did society do to confound our minds with what is acceptable and what is not? What would have happened if we weren’t colonized by the Spaniards, Americans, and Japanese? Would we be more economically rich and proud of our own culture right now if we weren’t affected by their culture?  Will I become rich and…

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