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Knight Reading 2023-2024: Everyday Ubuntu

Choose Hope Over Optimism

This lesson measures hope versus optimism and discusses the differences between them. Here Ngomane defines hope as nearly synonymous with trust while optimism is considered a feeling. The lesson goes on to discuss hope in action.

  • What are examples of hope in your own life?
  • How do you define optimism for yourself? Does it change with the reading of this text?

Additional Context

The lesson contains information on the creation of Mary's Meals which works to provide meals in disadvantaged communities in poorer countries, though started through connections between Scotland and Malawi. In our Waverly community, food inequity is addressed by various private or religious organizations including the Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation

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