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Ideas from the CBC: An Ode to Failure

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Failure. It's the worst. Nobody wants to fail or be branded a failure. It stinks of ruin, regret, and other people's contempt. It's an "F" grade in the school of life. Or is it? In the last decade or so, efforts to repurpose failure have pushed it to the surface of popular culture. Today’s edition of IDEAS asks, was Samuel Beckett right: fail again, fail better?