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The Value of Defensive Pessimism

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The Value of Defensive Pessimism

The Value of Defensive Pessimism

The Value of Defensive Pessimism

Only Available in Archive Formats.

You've heard the cliches of positive thinking: "It takes more muscles to frown than smile." The glass is half-full, not half empty." And, "If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all." Optimism has its supporters, but who's speaking up for pessimists? Now some psychologists are. The value of "kvetching" and "defensive pessimism".