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Failure, by definition, is not receiving a desired outcome.
Thus, failure surrounds, consumes, and suffocates us always.
Even in success there is failure, for you have failed to fail.
Life’s peculiarities tend to warp our perspectives.
In love there is sorrow,
In death, there is life,
In emptiness, fulfillment,
And in misery, comfort.
Absorbing all of this, the true definition of failure becomes clear.
Failure, then, is the accomplishment of nothingness.
But in being an accomplishment, failure becomes something.
Therefore, it is the negation of two opposite truths.
Nothing becomes something,
And that something is failure.

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