Tough Minded Optimist
The many ills of the modern world can be debilitating. With so much seemingly senseless violence, pain, and destruction, we need a lot of inner strength to overcome cynicism and despair -- and to remain hopeful about the future. With Dr. Peale...more
You would think with an outlook like this that I wouldn’t be open to exploring new concepts, but that isn’t ...more
For one, Peale is now ten years older and has endured significant derision from mental health experts, one of whom even directly accused him of being a con man and a fraud, and from theologians - even called a heretic by some.
The Tough-Minded Optimist strikes a much more realistic tone than Peale's earlier attempts, and reflects on his own con ...more
Peale was born in Bowersville, Ohio. He graduated from Bellefontaine High School, Bellefontaine, Ohio. He has earned degrees at Ohio Wesleyan University (where he became a brother of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta) and Boston Unive ...more