Is it better to be a pessimist, an optimist, or a realist?

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written by Gods Child on 2007-Sep-14.

which is better to be? I'm meeting a lot of so-called realists these days but I think pessimism is best. If you think the worst is going to happen, when it does, you are already prepared. If it doesn't, you get a pleasant surprise!

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  1. A realist is better its the optimist and the pessimist that put the world in the sorry state that its in.

    the optimist see the best in a person and turns a blind eye to all the bad they do

    the pessimist never see the good in anything and end up letting it pass them by

    the realist accept things for the way they are (good or bad) and deals with them accordingly

    by Shonari 2007-Sep-14 

  2. which one are you?

    by Gods Child 2007-Sep-17 

  3. That dude shonari just chat out the whole thing, so what the hell we must say...hey memba is not you alone blogging around here... there, i was just being a realist so a realist it is

    by bobby 2007-Sep-14 

  4. I like the pessimist theory.

    I tend to be too much of an optimist, tho.

    by Basta303 2007-Sep-15 

  5. bobby you should be a bit more optimistic

    by Shonari 2007-Sep-15 

  6. We all need an optimist in our lives to help us dream and change

    by owen 2007-Sep-15 

  7. I'm a pessimist. Not in relation to myself of course. I always believe in myself. But I try not to be too pessimistic.

    by Leon 2007-Sep-15 

  8. It's always good to be an optimist, it keeps you happier, give you hope as you will be hoping for the best and looking at the bright side. However, it has to be balanced with being a realist, as this will heilp you to have a more realistic approach and to expect the worse if it happens.

    by Stunner 2007-Sep-16 

  9. I am all three, at different times. Like last night, I was playing pool... when I had the guy down three love, I was optimistic that I would trash the place with him.... then he started playing better and I became a pessimist, allowing him to catch me up at three all. Then I became optimistic that I would beat him to six. I upped my game and kept it there, and eventually I triumphed at 7-5. I realised that he and I are pretty close in skill levels where pool is concerned. If I play him again, I could triumph again as well as it might just go the other way. At that point I was being realistic.
    See what I mean? [confident]

    by mad bull 2007-Sep-18 

  10. how clever [indifferent]

    by Gods Child 2007-Sep-20 

  11. If anything bad can happen, it will.

    by Tami 2007-Sep-25