Are you still in the ‘Rat race’ ?

‘Rat Race’ according to Wikipedia A rat race is an endless, self-defeating, or pointless pursuit. The phrase equates humans to rats attempting to earn a reward such as cheese, to no avail. It may also refer to a competitive struggle to get ahead financially or routinely. Do I remember,when I joined the rat race ? I am not sure,but I can recollect 1.My school days. 2.My college days.3 As an employee/consultant & 4. As I am aging. My school days I hate to get up early in the morning,but sadly that is the routine.With Heavy school bag and daily grinding,it used to be a tiresome job. And remember plenty of examination schedules and so much pressure from parents,to get the first rank ,not in one subject but all the subjects and throughout schooling and the competition among students was heavy,as to who gets the first rank,so that one can be in good books of the teachers,principal etc. Even in the school sports schedules, there is no let up.One has to get some medal without fail. So much of rat race in schooling days.Why the rat race in schools ?Any idea ? It’s only for better ranking so that admission to my preferred colleges is easier. My college days Those days Parents wished me to become a doctor since it was a respectable profession in the society and also better financial prospects. To get an admission into the Medical college is […]

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