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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 26 2013: If you have to try to fail, it would mean that you have been successful in everything that you attempted prior to that. If that be true, you have never failed in anything, unless you tried to. And when you succeed in failing by attempting to, you would have achieved the near impossible, the ability to do anything you want. In other words you are God.

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