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#220526 - 03/10/15 10:11 PM we need a new word for...  
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We need a new word for....Someone who believes that everyone in the world is conspiring to make him or her happy.

i.e. the opposite of P A R A N O I A

Pollyanna doesn't quite do it.

an attempt AN AIONARAP - SOMEONE WHO BELIEVES THAT EVERYONE IN THE WORLD IS CONSPIRING TO MAKE GOOD THINGS HAPPEN TO HIM OR HER.

being an Aionarap, i am sure that there is a better word for this and that you or someone else out there will HELP!!!

Suggestions that have been offered: Eudomonians, Laetitians
Please join in. All suggestions are welcome.
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Barry M. Panter, MD

#220837 - 04/17/15 11:35 AM Re: we need a new word for... [Re: Cowboy_Monkey]  
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hmm.. never mind.

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#220898 - 04/21/15 08:34 PM Re: we need a new word for... [Re: barryp15]  
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I stood frozen with fear, opposite a paranoid schizophrenic (?), on a one-acre island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. His medication ran out fifteen hours ago...He's three-times my size...I can't swim...

#221240 - 06/08/15 02:18 PM Re: Fool's paradise [Re: barryp15]  
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Originally Posted By: barryp15
We need a new word for....Someone who believes that everyone in the world is conspiring to make him or her happy.

i.e. the opposite of P A R A N O I A

Euparanoia?
Benignism?
Panagathism?

Just a few suggestions to make you happy. wink

#221257 - 06/09/15 08:37 PM Re: Fool's paradise [Re: A C Bowden]  
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this too shall pass
>Panagathism?

heh.

(or in the words of athlete-speak, it's all good.)

#221261 - 06/10/15 01:22 AM that's the mystery of it [Re: tsuwm]  
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I thought "Panagathism" was shorthand for "I like all those Hercule Poirot stories...and Miss Marple, too."


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