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Optimism, pesimism, or realism?:

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Which do you live by the most? I've found there is one good thing about pesimism, things can usually turn out not as bad as you thought it was (hence the awful process of over-thinking) but I've found I become terrible depressed when I don't think optimistically, even if the things I'm optimistic about don't happen the way I think about.
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 2 Bobby G, Sun, 12th Feb '12 12:50:01 PM from the Silvery Tay
 3 Madass Alex, Sun, 12th Feb '12 12:50:45 PM from the Middle Ages.
I am vexed!
Democratic socialist feudalism.
 4 Mr AHR, Sun, 12th Feb '12 12:56:08 PM from ಠ_ಠ Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
Ahr river
I dunno. I think I'm realistic, but by most standards, I'm optimistic.
 5 Carciofus, Sun, 12th Feb '12 12:59:43 PM from Alpha Tucanae I
Is that cake frosting?
Ideally, parallelism — as in, I try to consider best, average and worst scenarios, and to optimize for all of them at the same time.

In practice, I generally end up being cautiously optimist.
But they seem to know where they are going, the ones who walk away from Omelas.

 6 Zyxzy, Sun, 12th Feb '12 1:09:14 PM from Salem, OR
Embrace the mindscrew
It depends on my mood.
^

Space Wizard
Realism often bordering in pessimism.

edited 12th Feb '12 1:16:53 PM by Lock

Programming and surgery have a lot of things in common: Don't start removing colons until you know what you're doing.
 9 Parable, Sun, 12th Feb '12 1:18:49 PM from California Relationship Status: Star-crossed
Many Faces
Pessimistic around optimists and optimistic around pessimists.
You give me joy, You give me hope, You give me love that doesn't change
 10 Inverurie Jones, Sun, 12th Feb '12 1:18:55 PM from Station 78 Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
'80s TV Action Hero
All of them.
Be professional. Be polite. Have a plan to kill everyone you meet.
 11 Haldo, Sun, 12th Feb '12 1:32:05 PM from Never never land Relationship Status: Coming soon to theaters
Indecisive pumpkin
Often times, realism; Though, concerning human nature, optimism.
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^These are interrobangs. Love them. Learn them. Use them.
 12 Ekuran, Sun, 12th Feb '12 1:35:27 PM from somewhere. Relationship Status: watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
Hi.
I refuse to have any actual opinion on anything, but I guess I act like a realist with seemingly optimistic leanings.
[Insert seemingly profound or amusing phrase here.]
名無しさん
Nah.

 14 roman 55, Sun, 12th Feb '12 1:37:48 PM from You Figure it Out
Just an average Rider
Optimistic but Realistic when the situation calls for it.
Ask your parents for permission before you go home and be a family man.
Dat Troper
Optimism! Realism is also an option.

Apatheticism.

 17 Ekuran, Sun, 12th Feb '12 2:00:41 PM from somewhere. Relationship Status: watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
Hi.
[up]That too.
[Insert seemingly profound or amusing phrase here.]
 19 Jimmmyman 10, Sun, 12th Feb '12 2:06:29 PM from polan Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
cannot into space
ALL OF THEM AT THE SAME TIME.

Go play Kentucky Route Zero. Now.
 20 Kexruct, Sun, 12th Feb '12 2:13:58 PM from Vvardenfell
nonarySpade
Realism is just a label made up by cynics so their opinions sound less pretentious and needlessly dire.

It failed.
They call themselves seamstresses -Feet of Clay
 21 Lock, Sun, 12th Feb '12 2:50:27 PM from Germany
Space Wizard
It failed.
I must have missed the memo.
Programming and surgery have a lot of things in common: Don't start removing colons until you know what you're doing.
 22 Inhopelessguy, Sun, 12th Feb '12 2:52:57 PM from Birmingham/Coventry, Greater Europe Relationship Status: Less than three
Part of the LIGHTS Army
For a pessimist, I'm pretty optimistic.

NOBODY KILL ME FOR THAT! DOOOOONNN'T

I'm an optimist, for the most part.

I love you more than you hate your periods.

 23 Zersk, Sun, 12th Feb '12 3:07:51 PM from Columbia District, BNA
o-o
SPACEicism.
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 24 Lock, Sun, 12th Feb '12 3:22:16 PM from Germany
Space Wizard
[up] So, you're a spacist?
Programming and surgery have a lot of things in common: Don't start removing colons until you know what you're doing.
 25 Zersk, Sun, 12th Feb '12 3:23:24 PM from Columbia District, BNA
o-o
Nope, a spaceicist. :3
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