goes that in order to give children a more positive sense of themselves, we
must shield them from the negatives of life.
This gives children
a false sense of reality and
nonsense creates people who will be
unhappy and unable to cope.
better to expose them to life and to teach them to cope with the negatives in a
positive way." - Irving Leemon
to expect is to:anticipate
consider likely or
look for with some confidence
regard something as
probable or likely
anticipate something that is about to
look forward to the probable occurrence or appearance
Expect is a mental act
always with a reference to the future.
Expectations are base on the
conceptual understanding of the reality
"I fervently believe
there's such a thing as being too positive, especially when
expectation gets confused with
Americans seem unable to seperate these ideas.
This is the philosophy I've been living for years.
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 relief.
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 settling.
Obviously, this psychopathy is what turned America into the Earth's
most powerful nation.
It's still worth remembering that the phrase
-"the pursuit of happiness" wasn't originally connected with the terms "life"
The way in which Thomas Jefferson worded of the
Declaration of Independence was
inspired by the work of 17th century British
John Locke, whose
social contract outlined rights to "life,
liberty and the pursuit of property."
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
We've been taking John
Locke's advice all along by relentlessly pursuing property and confusing
its acquisition with
always thought we'd be better served by a
line like "the pursuit of contentment" or,
better yet, "life, liberty and hope."
pursuing happiness as a social contract
sounds a lot like a mandate to set pie-in-the-sky goals and then feel cheated when
they don't come to pass."
"Hope, on the other hand, has some
poetry to it.
acknowledges human desire while respecting uncontrollable forces.
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
Did the president hope
military intervention would
bring peace to Iraq, or did he . . . oh, never mind.
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
flip side of expectation
theory is the branch of mathematics concerned with probability,
the analysis of random
As a mathematical foundation for statistics, probability
theory is essential to many human activities that involve
quantitative analysis of large sets
Methods of probability theory also apply to descriptions
of complex systems given only partial knowledge of their state, as in
A great discovery of
twentieth century physics was the probabilistic nature of physical phenomena at
atomic scales, described in quantum mechanics.
There is a fine line between
expecting what is possible and expecting what is highly unlikely or -
a quantum level intention physically modifies reality as free will gives us the
choice of whether to stand, sit or lie down.
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