Cynical Optimist  

redmustang91 57M  
8806 posts
5/3/2006 3:48 pm

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5/5/2006 11:39 pm

Cynical Optimist

My view of the world is cynical optimism. I expect bad things and hope for better. My experience has shown me that many terrible and stupid tragedies occur all the time. I still see many instances of sympathy and kindness in people, and beauty in life. So I keep hoping for the best and expect to see the worst.

I enjoy life and continue to hope for better things in the future.

As Samuel Johnson said about the man remarrying after a bitter marriage and divorce: "The triumph of hope over experience!"

Knot4Everyone 40F

5/3/2006 6:42 pm

Here's what I have said for years:

"Accept the best, expect the worst."

I wouldn't call myself cynical, though. I would call it prepared...

rm_SusieQ27 46F
2093 posts
5/3/2006 8:54 pm do make me laugfh, you know. Come and talk to me, I'll tell you why.

Luv n stuff {=} Susie {=}

redmustang91 57M  
8654 posts
5/4/2006 5:01 am

Suzie Q, you are a delightful wench, but England is too far away and the weather is not quite as nice as So. Cal.!

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