A worker wakes up, dresses up, chuckles up their coffee, maybe does some exercise and then heads to work. While being in traffic, he entertains himself with the latest fad diet that someone famous suggested on a podcast. He thinks he has to make a change and take control. He wants his job to matter to someone. To do that, he needs to be healthy so he can useful to other people's needs.
What seems to bypass this valuable member of society is that most of the things he will perform, won't be much of use to anyone. Mind you, he could be a doctor waiting to perform on a patient. He might be a traffic agent. Heck he might be the president himself. What good does it do really if their task aids a patient that will later cause a traffic accident or worse, order a drone strike to kill some others? All these ofcourse don't register. These extra moves into the future are only useful to chess players.
Is anyone really doing anything that salvages humanity in any way? Aren't we all performing the same rituals, repeating the same lies to ourselves so we can keep going on? And forbid if you begin having any depressing or dismissive thoughts about this charade. You will be advised to see a specialist and get some help. You need to get back to being useful for useless things. Something is clearly wrong with you.
So instead of getting your dopamine from medication, society recommends some random sportive actions or the latest superfood. Get online click the like button and you might get some love back as well! It is all part of the plan. You don't have to belong but the rest of the useless pawns will make darn sure you will one way or another. And don't you dare being a contrarian-negative-Nancy. The rest will start to panic and. You will be ousted as the crazy one. And by all definition of what entails truth and fact based on democratic opinion, they are.
Enter those keystrokes into your magical proxy brain and you will get exactly what you are looking for. It might be useless but it is useful to you, right there, right now. Don't think too much. It will only get you in trouble. Dream about the new invention you are going to bring to humanity. Dream about the next asshole you are going to save and make them good one. Don't you dare dream about all those innocent helpless children that will grow up and still fuck things up. Stay positive. Your only weapon in this fight is hope. Keep lying to yourself much like every other religious dogma has instructed us for centuries. It worked in the past so why not now?You will get there. And if you don't, well it won't matter anyways. The point is to keep breathing. You need to be useful no matter how useless things are.
You are an individual. You matter. You are not controlled by your work hours, your society's stereotypes you darn phone that is glued inside your brain. Keep lying to yourself no matter what. In fact you should stop reading this bullshit right now.