Laconic: Sliding Scale of Idealism Versus Cynicism

Right Makes Might vs. Might Makes Right.
Realism: See unabridged version HERE.
Idealism: Visit the unabridged version HERE, ideally crafted from and for the collective good of us tropers.
Cynicism: This unabridged version HERE will ruin your life. Painfully. Oh, and life sucks, and you'll carry on with a bleak, miserable little life, controlled by those better than you.