argument goes that in order to give children a more positive sense of
themselves, we must shield them from the negatives of life.
children a false sense of
reality and unattainable
This nonsense creates people who will
be unhappy and unable to cope.
It's better to expose them to life and to teach them to cope with
negatives in a positive way." - Irving Leemon
"Expectation is founded as deeply in man as his very design.
His lungs not only have, but can be said to be, an expectation of air,
his eyes are an expectation of light rays of the specific range of wavelengths
sent out by what is useful for him to see at the hours appropriate for his
His ears are an expectation of vibrations caused by the events
most likely to concern him, including the voices of other people; and his own
voice is an expectation of ears functioning similarly in them.
can be extended indefinitely: waterproof skin and hair,
rain; hairs in nose, expectation of
dust; pigmentation in skin, expectation
of sun; perspiratory mechanism, expectation of heat; coagulatory mechanism,
expectation of accidents to body surfaces; one sex, expectation of the other;
reflex mechanism, expectation of the need for speed of reaction in
The expectations with which we confront life are
inextricably involved with tendencies (for example, to suckle, to avoid
physical harm, to crawl, to creep,
we expect in the way of treatment and circumstance becomes available, sets of
tendencies in us interact, again as the experience of our ancestors has
prepared them to do.
When the expected does not take place, corrective
or compensatory tendencies make an effort to restore stability." - Jean
to expect is to:anticipate
consider likely or
with some confidence
regard something as probable or
something that is about to happen
look forward to the probable
occurrence or appearance of
Expect is always
a mental act with a
reference to the future.
based on a conceptual understanding of Яeality
believe there's such a thing as being too
when expectation gets confused with hope.
Americans seem unable to separate
This is the philosophy I've been living for
I expect to have a miserable time but these scenarios are rarely
realized, so my life generally floats along on a steady undercurrent of joyous
That's the power of negative thinking.
Our entire ethos
is wrapped up in the myth of turning
dreams into realities, of constantly reaching for higher goals, of never
what turned America into the Earth's most powerful nation.
still worth remembering that the phrase -"the pursuit of happiness" wasn't
originally connected with the terms "life"
Thomas Jefferson worded of the
Independence after the work of
17th century British
philosopher John Locke, whose
contract confined human rights
to "life, liberty
and the pursuit of property."
It was Thomas Jefferson who
substituted "happiness" for "property," saddling centuries of Americans with
the notion that happiness is not only a realistic expectation, it goes hand in
hand with life itself.
We've been taking
John Locke's advice all
along by relentlessly pursuing
property and confusing
acquisition with happiness.
I've always thought we'd be better
served by a line like "the pursuit of
contentment" or, better yet, "life, liberty and hope."
because pursuing happiness as a
social contract sounds a lot like a mandate to
goals and then feel
cheated when they don't come to pass."
"Hope, on the other hand,
has some poetry to it.
Hope acknowledges human desire while respecting
Hope is downsized from the
entitlement inherent in
hope our children will
wind up in Ivy League
colleges, or do we expect them to?
Did we bank on fivefold
appreciation when we bought
the house with a 0% ARM, or did we just have our fingers crossed?
the president hope military
intervention would bring peace to Iraq, or did he . . . oh, never
It's interesting how the maxim "Hope for the best, prepare for the
worst" now sounds quaint.
It even suggests bad karma. But thats
the problem with positive thinking.
It skips right over simple contentment and
careens headlong into high
expectations." - Meghan Daum
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