I am a hopeful pesimist
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Is the glass half full?
Is the world doomed?
Will I ever get that next gun I'm lusting after?
How about you, optimist or pessimist?
I am a hopeful pesimist
You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
Ego will kill you. Leave it at home.
Life is too short to care.
As an aging cynic .... I am a pessimist - most so with regard to the state of things global.
I try to raise some optimism when I can but pessimism tends to rule the day currently. That too maybe applies to what I see with some of the next generation
Chris - P95
NRA Certified Instructor & NRA Life Member.
"To own a gun and assume that you are armed
is like owning a piano and assuming that you are a musician!."
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I like to think that I'm a realist...but I don't give up hope for this crazy world. I'm an optimist - in the long term scheme of things.
Not sure where I fit. I was brought up Hoping for the best and planning for the worst.
There are over 550 million firearms in worldwide circulation. That's one firearm for every twelve people on the planet. The only question is: How do we arm the other 11? (Yuri Orlov [Nicolas Cage] Lord of War)
I think the military explanation for this conundrum is "expect the worst, hope for the best", in light of that I chose "life is too short to care".
Life to short to care, so toss me another Mountain Dew so I won't have a half empty or half full or what ever the heck it is glass
"[T]he people are not to be disarmed of their weapons.
They are left in full possession of them."
Zacharia Johnson (speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention,25 June 1778)"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed." ~Alexander Hamilton
Ummm, I am a pessimist. And I am only 30 years old to boot. I think I will hate to really see me in another 30 years.
Why Ike, whatever do you mean? Maybe poker's just not your game Ike. I know! Let's have a spelling contest!
If something can go wrong, it will.
When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains,
And the women come out to cut up what remains,
Just roll to your rifle and blow out your brains,
And go to your God like a soldier.
I think I am an optimist...........but I'll probably just get cancer and die before I can really find out.
Pessimist, Its hard to not be lately, everytime i turn on the news its just more horrible crap. Oh and im 24, so im screwed when i become old and bitter.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Aphorism 146
German philosopher (1844 - 1900)
Forever an optimist mostly because I have a lot of trouble spelling the word pesemist.