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Always Hoping for the Best

When Samuel Johnson spoke, in scorn, of the triumph of hope over experience, he had something quite specific in mind – he was speaking of men who chose to marry for a second time. They should know better. Such things … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Triumph of Hope

Life would be impossible without predictive abilities. You do have to have a pretty good idea of what’s coming next – if you do this one thing then that other one thing is sure to happen. The hot stove metaphor … Continue reading

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