Why We Should Be Hopeful

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ByDeus Nexus|David Nova

These days, Hope is a dangerous word.  There is the false hope of some imminent and miraculous rescue, some vague future date or some unspecified event that will bring instant salvation, dangled in front of us like a carrot on a stick.  That shiny gold carrot can do one of two things.  It can encourage you to keep fighting, keep working, keep learning, keep moving forward.  Or it can discourage you, making you cynical, causing you to give up.  Is your glass half-empty or half-full?  Which viewpoint do you think the Darkness wants you to choose?

As human beings we are all susceptible to the lure of a heroic fairy tale, waiting for a sign that the Calvary is coming over the hill, that a league of super heroes will save the day, that the good guys will conquer the bad guys.  But these are Hollywood movies. These are the dreams…

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