Pessimists, pollyannas, and the new compatibilism

In Robert H. Kane (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Free Will. Oxford University Press (2002)
If a man is a pessimist, he is born a pessimist, and emotionally you cannot make him an optimist. And if he is an optimist, you can tell him nothing to make him a pessimist. - Clarence Darrow.
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