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Positive and Negative Thinking - The Differences

Updated on September 7, 2012
The positive thinker
The positive thinker

The negative thinker

- is manipulated

- expects that the world will come to an end on 12/21/2012

- thinks that there is a way to peace, war is the way

- accepts borders between countries or territories as tools of power

- is an unhappy person

- is a tourist who does not remember where he/she was and whom he/she met

- likes the Bilderberg Group and the New World Order

- does not pick up hitchhikers

- is not interested in new experiences and fears the unexpected

- is not interested in other people and other cultures

- lives for making money

- depends on consumerism

- follows political or other corrupt "leaders" and does not question their actions (or non-actions)

- does not like hippies and/or anarchists

- does not know what yoga is

- is afraid of change

- believes in competition

- tries to avoid mistakes

- avoids confrontations with other cultures

The positive thinker

- is educated

- expects that a new age of humanity will start on 12/21/2012

- thinks that there is no way to peace, peace is the way

- does not accept any borders between countries or territories

- is a happy person

- is a traveler who does not know where he/she is going to and whom he/she will meet

- likes the Venus Project and the Free World Charter

- picks up hitchhikers

- is always looking for new experiences and expects the unexpected

- is interested in other people and other cultures

- is not interested in making money

- hates consumerism

- does not follow political or other corrupt "leaders" and questions always their actions (or non-actions)

- likes hippies and/or anarchists (or is a hippie and/or an anarchist)

- practices yoga

- is looking for change

- believes in cooperation

- learns from his/her mistakes

- is not afraid to be confronted with other cultures

The negative thinker
The negative thinker

This is a short summary based on my own experiences. Feel free to add your own experiences, the comment box is open ...










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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      The weak points and the stronger points makes a difference in ones life, and you made such an effort in adding this information on HP

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      5 years ago from Yorkshire, UK

      Voted up, love it!

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      5 years ago

      I'm with the above. I'm the happy camper, although a couple of things on the list don't fit me. I love these topics, thank you:)


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      Cynthia Calhoun 

      6 years ago from Western NC

      Fun read. Um, I'd say I'm in the happy thinker camp, but some of those points made me smile.

    • SommerDalton profile image

      Sommer Dalton 

      6 years ago

      Interesting, Awesome and voted up! I love the side by side differences!!

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      Brian Leekley 

      6 years ago from Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

      Interesting, arguable notions.

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      6 years ago from Mid-Atlantic, USA

      Interesting list of qualities pertaining to a glass half-empty or glass half-full type. I'm not sure it's full proof but it was fun to read!


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