Details: This poster reads Attitude is Everything in Life and shows 4 beer mugs illustrating different philosophical states of mind. The Pessimist mug is half empty. The Materialist has three full mugs. The Optimist mug is half full. The Perfectionist shows three mugs that have already been drunk.
Beer is one of the world's oldest alcoholic beverages, very likely first produced some 2500 years ago. Optimism, the opposite of pessimism, exemplifies a lifeview where one looks upon the world as a positive place Pessimism, from the Latin pessimus (worst), denotes a belief that the experienced world is the worst possible.