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Do you agree that people with a good attitude can overcome any difficutly?

The Credit Crunch taught people that living in the present was not a good idea but in fact it is good to use the mind to plan for the future. Does this not turn ideas by people like Eckhart Tolle on their head? If we plan and rehearse we can get anywhere.

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No. I do not agree. Having a good attitude does not make a person grow wings to fly. Having a good attitude does not make a person with cancer healed. Having a good attitude allows a person to explore alternatives and to work for a goal. It doesn’t create solutions. It allows a person to pursue solutions. Finally, not all difficulties are overcome. Learning to live with something is not the same thing as overcoming something. Consider the woman who lived in an iron lung for 50 years. She wrote books. She got a college degree. She did this and… Read more »

WitnessofJesus
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WitnessofJesus

i dont agree, NO

a positive attitude however can be conditional upon repeated positive experience. Anyone witha a positive attitude can be turned with overwhelming persecution and bad luck and negative experience.
it just matters how much.
ignorance is only bliss on basic levels. when true knowledge follows bliss flees

Jenny Thomas
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Jenny Thomas

Nope. There are somethings that I will never be able to do for various reasons, and that applies to other people as well.

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value people, life, and nature more than expensive cars and material wealth. Live fully the present moment, whatever it brings

you can have all the money in the whole world and still be miserable

you know what. I think you need to read the Great Gatsby, for one.

truth seeker
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truth seeker

no

some things can not be over come no matter how good your attitude is

Jimmy
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Jimmy

yes i do agree that people with a good attitude can overcome any difficutly that they want

Joe Random
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Joe Random

No- you can’t overcome everything. But being proactive in life and working towards your goals gives you a much better chance of being successful.

Tom G
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Tom G

More than most

Gus
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Gus

Good luck overcoming a hail of bullets or a nuclear explosion with your good attitude.

Aron
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Aron

Clearly not. According to christianity, Jesus was pretty cool about the whole crucifixion thing. Look where that got him…

preachershoe
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preachershoe

no, people need Christ