Saturday, September 01, 2012

A word definition

Optimism (Op-tuh-miz-uhm)

  1. a disposition or tendency to look on the more favorable side of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome. 
  2. the belief that good ultimately predominates over evil in the world.
  3. the belief that goodness pervades reality. 
  4. the doctrine that the existing world is the best of all possible worlds. 
Maybe it was optimism that drove whoever-it-was to knock on our door at 7:30 am on a Saturday, thinking that someone would actually get out of bed to answer. I hope they learned something today. 

Cynicism (sin-uh-siz-uhm)

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