Bertrand Russell, autobiography, British philosopher, Bible
In a world filled with violence, poverty, suffering, illness, accidental death, disappointment, frustration, and hatred, pessimism is an ever-beckoning possibility. And, for some, pessimism shades eventually into utter despair, hopelessness, and cynicism.
"Reflections: Cosmic Optimism,"
Insights: The Newsletter of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship: Vol. 27:
3, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/insights/vol27/iss3/4