Episodes

The Story of The Genuine Optimist, Episode 1

Many people come into our lives with an upbeat attitude. Sometimes we question this attitude. This does not make us negative and it certainly does not make us pessimistic. It just says “we do not believe their attitude is genuine.” A genuine attitude comes from a source that many of us believe in. This source...

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The Lost Values of Liberal and Conservative, Episode 2

In the company of liberal democrats, I become a community conservative. In the company of republican conservatives, I become a classical liberal. Both community conservative and classical liberal are birds of a feather. They naturally compliment each other because they naturally support each other. I call myself a genuine optimist because this is what I...

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My First Experience with Being Genuine and Optimistic, Episode 3

They were the sophomore class of 2000, specifically my fifth hour English class. They were children of the desolate, and on one particular day I held everything back, which is opposite the phrase that says, “Don’t hold anything back.” As students of the performing arts, they would come into my class just after lunch, all...

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The Destruction of Hate, Episode 4

People can build up a lot of hate toward others. It’s a real problem that stops the potential for a thriving culture. When hate builds up, it can destroy relationships and become self-destructive. We should ask ourselves, where does hate come from? Hate comes from one of two sources. The first is “not having your...

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