Idealism vs. naivete (in my humble opinion)

How does one draw the line between idealism and naivete? Idealism is probably holding on to certain principles fully aware of their place in the real world. Idealism entails conscious, calculated decisions to take risks and go against the tide for the sake of asserting certain principles. Naivete is when one can only see in black and white, totally unable to navigate the grey areas in order to find a place to make their ideals work in the real world.

3 thoughts on “Idealism vs. naivete (in my humble opinion)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s