“Mandatory optimism”

It’s the American way–and it screws us in every aspect of our lives. Barbara Ehrenreich wrote a book on the subject, Bright Sided, and breaks down its thesis–with pictures!

It’s weird that she says she’s a “scientist” who doesn’t believe in a fixed reality (?); but the rest is insightful.

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