For those of you pretending to know what it means right now, and those who genuinely don't, it means, "Fuck it. Let's do it."
I love that sentiment. Fuck it. What's the worst that could happen? It's the kind of pseudo-optimism I can really get on board with. I've never been comfortable with being hopeful. Optimism does not come naturally to a cynic. Sometimes I worry though. The chorus in one of my favorite songs states, "It's hard to take risks with a pessimist."
I think I still take risks. It's just that usually I take them when I no longer care. Fuck it, let's see what happens. Classic Tyler Durden mentality: it's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything. Maybe that's negative. I can see that. But, it's always felt more natural than gleeful, happy optimism. I've never trusted that. I probably never will. I feel like, when times are tough, and the shit hits the fan, I'll be the one with the advantage. Happy people rarely see it coming. Cynics not only see it coming, but they're already one step ahead and making gains. I guess it's just human nature; everyone is different. I just wish there wasn't this constant push for everyone to embrace 'happiness.'
Not everyone is looking for an easy job, a life full of bliss, or an unchallenged experience.
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