Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Hating Life Gives You More Of It

"A growing body of research has credited the power of positive thinking for contributing to good health and a longer, happier life. But a new study out of Germany suggests people who are pessimistic about their futures — specifically older people — may find greater life satisfaction down the road than their more optimistic peers."

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You mean, like, they'll enjoy death more? Sounds reasonable.

Aatom (#74)

I'm really banking on the "bitter old alcoholic" scientific model of late-stage life satisfaction.

Julia duMais (#237,428)

Well, of course this came from Germany.

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