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6 edition of The star of optimism found in the catalog.

The star of optimism

a drama in seven acts

by Liston McMillen

  • 15 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published in [Oskaloosa? Ia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Liston McMillen ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS635.Z9 M2
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p.
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7013231M
LC Control Number09029342
OCLC/WorldCa19713381

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To think only the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best. To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own. To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.

To wear a cheerful countenance at all times. From a fascinating background on the study and psychology of optimism to hands-on tests you (and your child) can do at home to tangible metrics for your progress, the book is a powerful blueprint for reforming your deepest pessimistic tendencies, whether you consider them mild, moderate or profoundly severe.

Sir Jonathan Sacks is Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Britain and the Commonwealth. He is the author of numerous books, including Celebrating Life, From Optimism to Hope, The Persistence of Faith and The Dignity of Difference, for which he won a Grawemeyer Award in Religion.5/5(5).

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Three sections especially struck me: on monopolies, on secrets, and on indefinite optimism. A short review can’t fully do justice to the book’s treatment of monopolies. Gwern’s look at commoditizing your complement almost does (as do some tweets).

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