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Archive for August, 2012

Failure and Progress

Here’s a wonderful article about failure. There’s just one problem with it. Author Laura Vanderkam lists five reasons why you should fail more often. All those reasons could be boiled down to one, namely, without failure there is no progress. Babies are born with an ability to profit from failure. They try to walk, fall […]

Olympics: Was losing games all that wrong?

Let me ask this question in all seriousness: Was it so wrong for four Olympic badminton teams to throw games? To me, the actions of the South Korea, China and Indonesia teams were nothing but a tactic. If their object was to win the gold medal, shouldn’t they be able to maneuver to do i? […]