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  •  That's really good, I wouldn't have thought of (1+ / 0-)
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    all that.  But wouldn't you say that hope is a psychological defense response to fear?

    I hate it when I hope.  Because there's just too much wiggle room for dire outcomes.

    Ted Cruz president? Pardon my Vietnamese, but Ngo Pho King Way.

    by ZedMont on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 07:11:51 PM PST

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    •  That was my intent (3+ / 0-)
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      blueoasis, ZedMont, caul

      when I posted the simple relationship.

      Yes, hope is most often a defense mechanism against myriad other bad outcomes.

      The only way to ensure a free press is to own one

      by RedDan on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 07:14:17 PM PST

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