10+ Brutal Life Truths Told By Cute Cats Will Give You Mixed Feelings | Purrtacular

10+ Brutal Life Truths Told By Cute Cats Will Give You Mixed Feelings

Facts of life such as the lack of control or the inevitability of our deaths are tough pills to swallow, so it’s best you learn about them from somebody soft, cute and fluffy. Luckily for us, there’s a Tumblr, dedicated to using soft and fluffy felines to deliver these life truths. It’s called Hard Truths From Soft Cats, and it helps to carry the burden of existence.

Some of these messages are objectively true while others are subjectively false but the collection of these photos can be summed up as a healthy introduction to pessimism. American philosopher and psychologist William James came up with the equation: happiness = expectations / reality. According to it, there are two ways to live a happier life – change reality, or change expectations. Pessimists reduce the expectations. They prepare themselves for the worst by reducing tension and shielding from disappointment. However, don’t think of them as grim – they can easily fill the gap between what should be and what is with laughter. Just as with these comics!

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