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Life: Pessimism vs optimism

The optimist thinks we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist agrees. I don't know the origin of the quote. Something similar is attributed online to James Branch Cabell or J. ...
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Life: Pessimism vs optimism

I guess I didn't misunderstand your question. It is clear that in pessimism there is no more important than extroversion. The philosophy of worldly life offers us a balance between pessimism and ...
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Life: Pessimism vs optimism

Schopenhauer is where you should start. He's of course the canonical pessimist philosopher in the western tradition: Unless suffering is the direct and immediate object of life, our existence must ...
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