Posts Tagged 'pessimism'

The Wisdom of Pessimism [video]

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“There Will Always Be Too Many Chips For The Amount Of Dip.” And 60 Other Lesser Known Laws Of The Universe

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Buzz-feed published a list of Murphy’s Law like laws. Mostly funny and mostly true.

Read all 61 laws HERE.

 

 

Cheer Up! Now There’s An App That Tells You If Your Plane Will Crash

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Gizmodo reported –

More than just being a $0.99 novelty, though, ‘Am I Going Down’ is a good case study in human irrationality. Most nervous flyers are probably dimly aware that they’re at far greater risk driving or walking or shovelling snow, but there’s something emotionally terrifying about plane crashes that captures our imagination.

Read about the ‘Am I Going Down’ app HERE.

 

 

Charlie Brown Always Gives Good Advice [comic]

It’ll Never Work!

This page from lhup.edu has many quotes from throughout history, from a wide variety of doubting Thomases who were quite certain that something or other was a terrible idea, doomed to failure. My favorite is near the end – If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can’t be done.– Peter Ustinov

Read all the pessimism HERE

 


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