Optomism Is a Brain Defect, According to Functional MRI Scans

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Being a pessimist, is just being optimistic that it will fail.

I ain't sure that it will fail, but it is dang sure going to be a lot harder than we planned.
 

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Very few people have three or more legs.
(Sadly) quite a few have one or none.
The average number of legs is thus some number less than two.
So anybody with two legs is NOT normal, but ABOVE average.....

And yet we know that two legs is "normal".

Insanity is a mental state society deems "NOT" normal.
But I know "crazy" peeps I would rather spend time with than most "normal" people.
Right, wrong, it's all (a) relative, (b) arbitrary and (c) popliteal.
 

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Everybody is a little crazy, we all just have our own brand of crazy. What is "normal" anyway?
 

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Everybody is a little crazy, we all just have our own brand of crazy. What is "normal" anyway?

Normal is when you're one of the people who wasn't actually born, just drawn on cardboard and animated to look something like a real human being.
 

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See... I knew it... !!!!

I'm okay and all you happy campers are screwy in the head!
 

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Well, as far as inherited traits, confidence has an inherent evolutionary advantage.
 

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that explains it. i have a Brain defect:shock:I must admit I used to be a DARK soul. I would pout for years! I would write off YEARS! One day I woke up and ? I felt GGGRRREEEAAATT! I felt TOTAL optimism. No fear! Huge b>....s. Since then I feel I can take on THE world! This modern world is WEAK! Pretenders everywhere. I say WHY NOT ME? Clowns are getting paid. WHY NOT ME! I'm happy! I'm alive! I'm an Applehead!:laugh2:
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSyNUAzPofI]Rolling Stones - Happy (From "Ladies & Gentlemen") - YouTube[/ame]
 

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Till you confidently fight a lion and become dinner.

These cases are going to occur, sure, but over time, and by the numbers, confidence is going to result in far more sucessful reproductive encounters than it is in lion feedings.

After all look at the facts, lions are rare and humans aint.
 

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I knew it, we as humans are supposed to be bitter, pissed off creatures!! The internet has been doing it right all these years :D
 

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Lol somebody bumped this thread from a half month ago and now the 1-star bandit has struck me too!:run:

I guess I personally have a brain defect too..:laugh2:

Edit: Not anymore is it 1 star :D
 

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I heard an interview several weeks ago, only caught part of it, but the guy was making the case that if one gets depressed, you need to learn to lie better, to ones-self. That optimistic people are better at deluding themselves.

I thought it funny and interesting. :laugh2: :hmm:
 

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