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    To what extent can you "decide" what kind of attitude to have? Is choosing what kind of attitude to have a purely practical decision where one only has to acknowledge that a positive attitude is more conducive to success? If you see a lot to be cynical about, how easy is it to prevent this from being a part of your attitude?
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    "Always lead a positive attitude to where you set your goals to be accomplished with awarded success!" -DULCE
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    I have many personas. I can be militaristic, angry, emo, erotic, happy, and many other things. Likewise, I can fit an attitude with each one, and as a result, I can have many attitudes. Attitude, to me, is a tool that can use for good and evil. However, I often slip into my cynical, doubtful, and generally sarcastic attitude because I don't have to think much about it. It just happens. And I can stay that way for a while.
    So yeah, I can pick a 'tood based on my mood.
    Quand ils ont dis "Vous vous asseyez," je me suis levé.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Godxilla View Post
    I can be erotic.
    I can be exotic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bighead384 View Post
    To what extent can you "decide" what kind of attitude to have? Is choosing what kind of attitude to have a purely practical decision where one only has to acknowledge that a positive attitude is more conducive to success? If you see a lot to be cynical about, how easy is it to prevent this from being a part of your attitude?
    That would be a very good question in a parallel universe where alcohol doesn't exist.

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    I'm cynical about people in general, but I hope I can find just one path with people that I don't have to cynical about.
    When they said "sit down", I stood up.

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    I see positive thinking as more of a tool than a truth. Meaning, I acknowledge that positive thinking is useful, but since I don't believe there is much to positive about, it seems to me that I'd have to lie in order to think positively.
    When they said "sit down", I stood up.

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    Clearly you're waiting for somebody to pick up on the fact that somebody just treated you shitty and ask you about it, so you can vent without it appearing unsolicited. So I'll save you a shitload of hints and bumping.

    What happened?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baldwin View Post
    Clearly you're waiting for somebody to pick up on the fact that somebody just treated you shitty and ask you about it, so you can vent without it appearing unsolicited. So I'll save you a shitload of hints and bumping.

    What happened?
    Lol. No, that's not what happened at all really. I just hate it when people act everyone is capable of super positive thinking and that being cynical makes you an asshole. If you perceive a lot to be cynical about, it's going to be a big part of your attitude and ability to think positively. Why do people have to "force" themselves to think positively? Isn't that like lying to yourself about how you really feel about the world?

    "I hate cynicism -- it's my least favorite quality and it doesn't lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen. I'm telling you, amazing things will happen."
    - Conan O'Brien

    The above quote bothers me for some reason. I'm cynical Conan O'Brien. Fuck you.
    When they said "sit down", I stood up.

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