and now for something different…

Bustle’s view on a cynical optimist…

You’re that person who has genuine faith in humanity, but also wants to cut the next jerk who jumps in front of you at a subway turnstile.

You want to bake humanity a cake full of rainbows and butterflies, and occasionally you want to take that same cake and smoosh someone in the face with it.

You have smiled at babies and flipped off cab drivers in the same breath.

Basically, you’re a cynical optimist — two sides of humanity’s coin, half hopeful, half jaded, all confused.

13 Struggles Of Being A Cynical Optimist (

Of course I’m the opposite of all this – as an optimistic cynic…

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