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Learning process.

Actually existing socialisms are not unmitigated failures. They are, however, even farther from unmitigated successes.


To succeed at failing—that is the challenge.

Chua and Rubenfeld, “The Triple Package.”

Don’t ask why this group “succeeds” and that group “fails” in an industry. Ask what symbolic and imaginary role this and that group play for a collectivity.

What does it matter if I succeed or fail?

There is anxiety and unhappiness on either side.