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Caela Burrell

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If you try to fail and you succeed, what have you accomplished?

This question reminds me about the liar paradox often discussed in Ancient Greece.

In my opinion, there are two possible contexts related to this question: You try to fail, and you succeed at failing. So in this sense, you have achieved success through failure. The other context is that you try to fail, and you fail to do so meaning you have succeeded. However, overall, you have achieved failure through success.


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    Mar 23 2013: Winning or losing while fighting for something we really want to achieve means we always win. How could it be? Well, considering the simple detail that when we aren't stuck doing nothing or seeing life pass through our eyes, but we're doing something, we're gaining experience, changing concepts, becoming a better person (or not). We're on a continuous changing, and that changes are triggered by these actions of ours. Winning or losing? Just a matter of self concept.

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