A Correction

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A Correction

Postby shostakovich » Tue Feb 01, 2005 10:23 pm

I've been using "cynic" and "pessimist" interchangeably. Just happened to look them up today.

Pessimist: One who assumes a situation will go badly rather than well.
I admit to being pessimist more often than optimist. The condition has been advanced greatly during the last 4 years.

Cynic: One who attributes all actions as motivated by selfishness.
I'm cynical regarding politics as a rule, but otherwise not.

So I have to relinquish my cynic card.
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Re: A Correction

Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Wed Feb 02, 2005 2:19 am

Next we'll have to let you join the Murphy club. I'm glad you're not really a cynic. :D
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