WESTON — The Everest Area Optimist Club is encouraging local students to contemplate the phrase “Optimism Should be a Priority” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for 2015.
Voltaire's Philosophical PurposeIn Voltaire's "Candide", the author uses the conclusion of the story to relate to the beginning to convey the message that philosophical rationalism is bad, and moreover optimism. ... The consistency of Pangloss' theory of optimism is essential so that it can be contradicted by the consistency of tragic events that t...
The Everest Area Optimist Club has been participating in the Optimist Essay Contest for many years and meets at noon Thursdays at the Wausau Country Club. Visitors are always welcome.
Optimism has been the American way for a long time. ... It was due to the secondreason, optimism. ... And this optimism has carried over. ... I also got the feeling that theauthor was trying to assert that the more factor and optimism are harmful things. ... And optimism is essential for this more factor. ...The contest is open to students under age 18 as of October 1, 2015 who have not yet graduated from High School or the equivalent. Contestants are eligible for only one Club's contest during any given year. No student who has previously won and Optimist Essay contest scholarship will be eligible to compete at any level of the competition again. The Meridian Optimist Club awards the first three places with cash awards.