Not succeeding does not necessarily mean failing.
Not being right does not necessarily mean being wrong.
Not being good does not necessarily mean being bad.
Not agreeing with something does not necessarily mean opposing it.
We use categories to make sense of the world, yet categories are not dichotomies. If anything, their meaning is much better understood with a Greimas square.
Be aware of contradictions and implications, not only of contraries, when you are trying to understand what’s going on.
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