While I am scoring and sorting attitudes, I might as well set Detachment on the scale somewhere. It looks superior to everything else when the only other option is getting hurt. It is better than pessimism which in turn is better than cynicism. You know I think I am going somewhere with this...
The cynic looks constantly into trash cans and diapers and enjoys the constant confirmation of his belief that people are insincere and hide their intentions and mistakes. Such a person has set out to never be disappointed by people.
The pessimist never looks up from the ground and so has the comfort of never seeing a contradiction with his belief the sun seldom shines and that his luck is usually bad. Such a person has set out to never be disappointed by events or people.
The detached just quits looking at herself. Trying to see the world by looking only at the shadows it casts on you lights a path of constant misjudgment. Comfort and confirmation are irrelevant.