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New Funding Initiatives for Hope and Optimism Research

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Hope is the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of what happens, argued philosopher Václav Havel, while optimism is the conviction that something will turn out well. But does this really express the nature of these two attitudes and how they differ? Perhaps more importantly, we might wonder how they might be nurtured, and about the benefits and risks of each.

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