I have learned that the age-old question “Is the glass half-empty, or half-full?” is a false one intended to prime your thinking.

The glass is completely full: half with water, and half with air.

In this picture, do you see an attractive young woman or “witchy” woman? Or can you see both in turns?



Watch The Ascent of Money online to get some perspective, because things are out of whack.


Watch full program: THE ASCENT OF MONEY | The Ascent of Money | PBS