Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

So, is the glass half empty or half full? What if it is not either one? What if the glass is just as full as it is meant to be?

We can analyze the glass and psychoanalyze people depending on how they answer the question, but why? What is the purpose?

Is the glass half empty of half full. Maybe it is not either one, maybe it is both?

We often, as individuals and societies try to find some grand meaning or hidden agenda in everything, but maybe there isn’t any. Maybe it just is what it is.

The Pessimist says that the glass is half empty.

The Optimist says that the glass is half full.

The Engineer says that the glass was designed wrong and it is twice as big as it should be.

The Opportunist says ‘I will drink the water while you are figuring it out.’

The Artist says if it’s anything but liquor its not worth talking about.

The Parent says you tell me.

The Religious say it must be a false prophet because it should be a glass of wine.

The Atheist says that no matter what you believe, the amount that is there is the amount that is there.

The Intellect says volume x density = mass

The Teenager says you have too big of a glass or not enough water.

The Preschooler says that it is half full because it hasn’t lost anything yet.

The Paranoid says why are you asking?

The Skeptic doesn’t believe its water.


So, you tell me, is the glass half full or half empty…or is it something completely different?




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>