Why Do People Have Jobs? Essay

1663 Words Nov 18th, 2015 7 Pages
It was around 3:00 a.m. on a thursday night when my friend Trey turned from the T.V. and looked at me with awe on his face. “Dude.” he took a long pause, “I just figured out the answer to everything.” I was a bit confused and suprised by the randomness of his apparent realization, but I was intreagued, “Um, you did? What is it?” “Just because. Thats the answer to everything, just because.” He then proceeded to tell me how any question could be traced back to the answer “just because”. Why do people have jobs? Why do we watch movies? Why do people like to ride roller coasters? “Ask me anything and I can trace it back to the answer just because.” he said. We debated the topic for an hour or two and he had me convinced that it was the answer to everything. He could draw any question back to its original reason being just because. In the morning I woke up and remembered our discussion. It wasn 't as convincing when we weren 't strung out on no sleep. He still made a half way decent point though. A lot of things that people do sometimes seem unjustified. At the same time a lot of things seem easily justifiable. Is “Just Because” the answer to everything? Or would it just seem that way to a couple of kids strung out on 20 hours without sleep. Everything that humans do must have a reason. Newtons first law of motion states that an object at rest will remain at rest unless acted on by an outside force. He basically is saying that that nothing can happen without a cause or reason.…

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