19 Feb Is optimism the most radical and rebellious choice you can make?
There’s no doubt that optimism is one of the key determinants of happiness.
There’s no doubt that happy people think about the world in a radically different way.
But happiness isn’t always easy; and optimism isn’t always easy. In fact, in today’s world, it may well be that choosing happiness and choosing optimism is one of the most radical things you can do …
via TIME by GUILLERMO DEL TORO
Optimism is radical. It is the hard choice, the brave choice. And it is, it seems to me, most needed now, in the face of despair—just as a car is most useful when you have a distance to close. Otherwise it is a large, unmovable object parked in the garage.
These days, the safest way for someone to appear intelligent is being skeptical by default. We seem sophisticated when we say “we don’t believe” and disingenuous when we say “we do.”
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