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> 22 years old
> Have a great software dev job.
> Have been programming since age 14.
> But I started feeling burnt out.
> Contemplating becoming a doctor / a degree in chem/bio and getting into pharma/research

I have some type of romanticized idea about being a doctor that somehow it will give me meaning and a "worthwhile purpose in life", or that if I work in pharma I will be developing a better future for people and curing people's pain. Am I delusional ? should I just take a break from work and calm down or do I have a point?