30 Years On, I think that “Postliberal” sums it up best
Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Optimism and Longevity
The Reuters story showing that Dutch men who were more optimistic lived longer misses the point. Coincidence is not causality. It could just as easily be that men with better circulation, or better digestion, or some hitherto unidentified health advantage feel better, and are thus more optimistic.