The Stockdale Paradox reveals why hope is the grimmest emotion

Though hope is supposed to be this uplifting feeling, it's often experienced as an irritant or a buzzkill. And nihilism is kind of, well, charming and sexy. Like young Magneto in X-Men First Class. The Stockdale Paradox explains why that might be. » 9/10/13 4:00pm 9/10/13 4:00pm