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Monthly Archive June, 2006

Cynicism is a self-imposed blindness

Stephen Colbert, speaking at Knox College, observed: Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Cynics always say no. But saying “yes” begins things. […]