REL 215, Lecture 2: Hope

“Hope is the first step on the road to disapointment”

~Space Marine Unit response, Warhammer  40,000: Dawn of War

Hope is the mother of all goals, the father of all dreams, and the birthplace of ambition. It is what keeps us from depression, what prevents us from giving up entirely. Hope is, for many, the sole reason for life. Why then, do I endorse this rather bleak quote from a game? Because the philosophy it represents is much more than hope, and much more than dreams.

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