Agathology , or Agathism , from the Greek agatha - (Good) [ 1 ] is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, "The doctrine that all things tend towards ultimate good, as distinguished from optimism, which holds that all things are now for the best". An agathist accepts that evil and misfortune will ultimately happen, but that the eventual outcome leads towards the good. [ 2 ] Or in other words, an agathist may see the world as essentially good but a place in which bad things can and do happen to good people.
After 14 years of driving the same vehicle, I finally decided that I needed a new car, ultimately opting for a lease.
The infinity heart is a widely used symbol of polyamory. [ 1 ] Polyamory (from Greek πολύ [ poly ], meaning "many" or "several", and Latin amor , " love ") is the practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.
Conscientiousness is the state of being thorough, careful, or vigilant; it implies a desire to do a task well. [ 1 ] Conscientiousness is also one trait of the five-factor model of personality , and is manifested in characteristic behaviors such as being efficient, organized, neat, and systematic. [ 2 ] It includes such elements as self-discipline , carefulness, thoroughness, self-organization , deliberation (the tendency to think carefully before acting), and need for achievement . It is an aspect of what has traditionally been called character .