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Optimism

What's Changing? - Optimism

Optimism

 

Please see below selected recent optimism-related change.

 

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September 2018

  • Today, argues HumanProgress, progress has been so consistent that it can seem inevitable. Whether it's new pharmaceuticals, better iPhones or cheaper holidays, people expect things to get better. But that was not always the case. In the past, people usually expected things to get worse..

 

July-August 2018

Quote 2699

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty - Winston Churchill

Quote 2698

The difference between a rut and a grave is depth - Anon

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Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so - Noam Chomsky

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Optimism is a moral duty - Karl Popper

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No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars ... or opened a new doorway for the human spirit - Helen Keller

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In the long run, the pessimist may be proved to be right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip - Daniel L. Reardon