The Optimism Challenge: How See Aright When Things Aren’t As They Appear

Ed Newman
4 min readOct 1, 2018

They’re spoon feeding Casanova to get him to feel more assured
Then they’ll kill him with self-confidence after poisoning him with words

— Desolation Row, Bob Dylan

Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Is your glass half empty or half full?

Ed Newman

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