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On Optimism

On Optimism

We started off the first day of class by reading a really interesting blog post on Optimism. It references a book by Dr. Martin Seligman which essentially quantifies optimism through empirical studies. According to Seligman’s research, optimism comes down to three main axes: personal vs. impersonal, general vs. specific, and permanent vs. temporary. Optimists take positive things personally, generally, and permanently, and...