Jan 14 • 45M

511- ROMA 50

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Chris Ryan
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Is it really "darkest just before the dawn?" And if things need to get worse before they get better, isn't a step in the wrong direction actually a step in the right direction? Wouldn't an optimist hope things get worse so they can then hit rock bottom and start the process of getting better? Isn't "hope" the thing that keeps the losing gambler at the table until all is lost? I discuss these and other uplifting questions in the 50th ROMA episode. Pour yourself a beer and join me.

Music: "Civilized to Death," by Jack Stafford; "Carefree Highway," by Gordon Lightfoot.

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