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What if nothing comes from our devotion, effort, faith and work?

Samuel Beckett said:
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.


But...what's the measure of failure? When should we declare 'time-out'?

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  • Jan 30 2013: The whole idea of success is problematic to begin with, since most people don't fully understand themselves how can they really truly know what they want?

    It usually takes years before one understands one's limitations and to live within those limits. All human beings are subject to the laws of nature and hence not everyone can 'be successful' through sheer logic of how nature operates.

    If nothing comes from your devotion to something that means you never thought clearly about yourself or the world to begin with to be able to predict in some general sense whether or not you are capable of enduring the risks of things not working out on the paths you take.

    All life is risk, so one should simply seek to think clearly and either 1) accept those risks regardless of outcome or 2) mitigate those risks (live within your limits).

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