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Michael & Caldwell’s, “The Consolations of Optimism”

Berlin Wall Monument. The graffiti reflects hope and optimism.

Michaelis Michael is a senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia, and Peter Caldwell is a lecturer at the University of Technology in Sydney. In their insightful piece, “The Consolations of Optimism” (2004), they argue for adopting an attitude of optimism regarding the meaning of life. Continue reading Michael & Caldwell’s, “The Consolations of Optimism”