Thursday, November 13, 2008

The "Freud" in them...

Well… I’m writing this post on the belief that you know who Sigmund Freud is. If not, I’d recommend Google.

Anyway, the other night, I was tired from being my daily regular pointless nomadic self (I’m still waiting for my call letter and I will even if it takes all eternity) from the hot sunny afternoon till the not so sunny evening. As soon as I reached home I hogged supper as though my hogging outside wasn’t just enough and hit the sack.

Normally, I’d keep the ringing volume of my mobile at the maximum even though it’d warm me that “loud ringtones can damage your hearing”. It’s only human to defy and establish supremacy over machines as we’re the ones who created them. At say, 0:06 my phone beeped as if it was on fire. I remember not having kept an alarm at 0:06. Frustrated, I got up to see that I had got around 7 messages from the same guy. Expecting some kind of an emergency, though surprised that I had got messages instead of a call, I opened the first text message. It read the exact words as below.

She is the one who always loved you. She stood by your side and waited for you to become what you want. She loved you even better than all the other people around. She would do anything for you. You should also love her. She is none other than mother (notice the reference). Good night.

Alright! Who doesn’t!? By being sensible I should have known what to expect from the next message. But by being human, I ignored my gut feeling and opened the message. It read-

You are the one who can define yourself. You are the one who can do what you want to do. You should always be optimistic and determined to do what you want to do. If you do it then that life is yours. Good night.

It was 0:11. I didn’t know whether it was due to my being sleepy or because of the lame content that I felt I was in a drunken stupor.

Frustration. I experienced it firsthand in the first hour of the day. Imagine my plight. I’m not going to quote the rest of the messages because
1. I didn’t read them.
2. I don’t want my blog to be described as death’s incarnate.

I had questions arising out of my frustration. What do these people want?! Why “good night” seven times in a row? What’s the point of these messages? I’ll never find the answers though.

I still have one question to ask myself. Am I under some kind of a secretive psychiatric experimentation or psychoanalysis and are these people my Sigmund Freud…?

I feel sorry for the great Sigmund Freud as I have made this comparison for he’ll be turning in his grave. But that’s the least I could do to these so called “Messengers” on duty.

7 comments:

Rakesh Vanamali said...

For some 'stupid' (pardon my rather disrespectful reference) people, text messaging by the tonnes is a way of expressing themselves! Add the 'bonanza' of free text messaging!

From experience, I've always ensured to turn my mobile phone into silent mode before I sleep.

On a lighter note, heres something I read a long time ago

"One telephone - necessity,
Two - luxury
Three - opulence; and
None - Paradise" ;)

Vibushan Lakshminarayan said...

ha ha ha :) that last one was great :)
and btw, in case i switch my mobile to silent mode then theres a slight channce that i might turn in to the "sleeping handsome" ;)

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Yes, but in the current state, your sleep will not be handsome, which I believe is more important ;)

A wo(a)ndering mind said...

You got a nice blog going on Vibushan.. I have made a note to myself to follow this from now on..

Cheers
Manasi

Vibushan Lakshminarayan said...

Hey Manasi!
Thanks for visiting! and do keep visiting!

I didnt know you had a blog! Great!
Now that i do, i know what to do :)
Regards,
Vibushan

Jayaprasad said...

Ha ha... i was laughing all the way when reading those forwards mentioned( u know y).... some people send forwards just to prove their mettle.. :) But they actually dont know how irritating it is 4 the other person...

Vibushan Lakshminarayan said...

@ Jayaprasad
Now the question, what mettle are theytrying to prove by sending LAME forwards!! :D
That they are lame??