Is there an answer to "Is my class half full or half empty?"

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (6 posts)
  1. Tony the writer profile image71
    Tony the writerposted 6 years ago

    Is there an answer to "Is my class half full or half empty?"

  2. wilbury4 profile image70
    wilbury4posted 6 years ago

    Anything split in half has two "equal" parts, so relating to a glass (I assume you mean glass as oposed to class) being "half full" or "half empty", either would be totally correct.

  3. loveorlost profile image38
    loveorlostposted 6 years ago

    If you positive than you will say the glass is half full but you you always looking for negetive than you might say the glass is half empty.

    class=glass?

  4. profile image0
    Author Karin K.Hposted 6 years ago

    It depends on the optimism of the person who is drinking from the glass in the first place. But meant as a retorical question, I say the same. You have a person who will always say "Ah god thats it now sure its half empty" or you have the other side of that when a person says "yeah, now there ye go half full, sure only great things can happen". Personally i like to think everything is half full as opposed to half empty. Life is too short ot be thinking otherwise..

  5. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 6 years ago

    I tend to follow the idea that everything starts out empty. When your class first opened at say 12 midnight in November for the Spring semester, it was at first empty. Then over time it filled up. Starting out fast, then to a trickle. So it would be half empty.
    However, this idea still never stops me from saying a glass that I lay eyes on is half full smile I just think we are taught to be happy and to think positively. It's been told to us by our parents and relatives and teachers and friends. We just get used to it.

  6. profile image0
    Sooner28posted 6 years ago

    To me, it's just a quote about perspective.  Obviously, there is a fact of the matter, and the glass is half-filled and half-empty.  But the saying really is trying to get us to think about how to see a troublesome situation.  Is there room to learn from it and improve, or is it the beginning of a never-ending downward spiral?

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)