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Is it good to fail?

Is it good to fail?

'In our highly competitive world, we prize success and hate it when things go wrong, but is there actually a value in failing?  When Irish author Flann O'Brien submitted the manuscript for his second book, The Third Policeman, to a London publisher in 1940 it was rejected.  But rather than admit this lack of success to his friends, he pretended the manuscript had accidentally blown out of the boot of his car on a trip to Donegal and had been lost forever.'

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