Persuasive Essay: The Taboo Of Failure In Society

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The Taboo of Failure Have you ever failed in your life? I am sure you have. Everyone has failed, at some point in their life. How was your experience of failing? What did you learn from your failures? These are the questions that you should ask to yourself. In today 's era of cut-throat competition, failing is a big no-no. The society perceives failure as a sin, which is a very destructive idea. No great success is ever achieved without failing. We learn a lot from failures. "Be optimistic; don 't even think of failing", they say. But is denying the role of failure, in the making of a person, a good idea? Failure *always* precedes success. "What 's the worst that can happen if I fail?" Always pose this question. If the answer is anyhting other than death, go for it. As Thomas Alva Edison famously said "I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won 't work." It 's up to you how you treat failure. You can take this as an opportunity to learn, to grow. It 's not the failure that causes us any harm, it is the response we get from the society. That 's the main culprit. You must remember that failures are not permanent. You have to try out new things to learn something great, to dervie the best out of your life and in the process, you *will* fail. But it 's absolutely alright. You should treat this as an opportunity, not a handicap. You have to come out of the cocoon. You have to step out of your comfort zone, otherwise it 's impossible to

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