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Recieved: 2000/06/23 15:10
Subject: Re: [K-list] Learned Optimism.
From: David Bozzi

On 2000/06/23 15:10, David Bozzi posted thus to the K-list:

ckressATnospamaol.com wrote:

> Optimists tend to celebrate life while truth seekers (who aren't necessarily
> pessimists, but are aware of the tragic and fierce side of life) are more
> intent on exploring life's fertile depths.

I see no difference.
If one explores life's depths so deep one may find that
all that remains is a type of joy beyond optimism or pessimism.

(could it really be?)

> Neither is ultimately a better
> modus operandi, just different internal orientations. I seriously question
> how much optimism -- or truth-seeking perceptiveness -- can be taught.

There is only the discovery of being.
Again, no dichotomy.

> I
> think we each have an inherent inclination toward one or the other. This is
> reflected in astrology, where certain signs are naturally more introspective
> and serious-minded while others are more buoyant, extroverted, and
> fun-loving.

Both paths lead to a joyful fire that can never be extinguished.

> And there can be combinations of both in the personality; it
> isn't necessarily a totally black or white thing.

They might cancel each other out leaving only...
well, no words explain.

Blessings of Light To Everyone



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