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Ibrahim Abougendy

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Should everyone of us fear the moment when he achieves his biggest dream ? How will his life be after achieving the ultimate dream?

For Example, setting your dream to be the CEO of the Biggest IT Company in the Globe... to Reach the moon ... Whatever Impossible dream you dream about.

What if you achieved it ?
How would your life be then?
Desperate ?
Encouraged ?

Actually, I don't know the answer, do you?


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  • Nov 13 2011: I recently read the novel The Alchemist and one of the main topics is the four obstacles we face while chasing our dreams. The last obstacle is fear of success. The author,Paulo Coelho, talks about fear of relizing our dreams stops us from reaching our full potential. In fact one character never fulfills his dream because he is afraid he will have nothing to live for after he succeeds, and that life will have lost the sense of meaning. Paulo shows that this is a minor thing in the grand scheam of life by inflicting these fears on the main character for only a moment. The fears are soon forgotten and the main character, Santiago, is soon chasing his dreams once again. I believe we should be like Santiago, and only worry about fear of achieving our dreams for a moment and spend the rest of our lives achieving them. In the end I believe that if we achieve our dreams life won't be constant regret. But a journey that makes our lives worth living.

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