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What is the Stockdale Paradox?

The Stockdale Paradox

The Stockdale Paradox

The ability to acknowledge your situation and balance optimism with realism.

 "You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end — which you can never afford to lose — with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be." - Stockdale.

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What is the Stockdale Paradox?

What is the Stockdale Paradox?

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The Stockdale Paradox

The ability to acknowledge your situation and balance optimism with realism.

 "You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end — which you can never afford to lose — with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be." - Stockdale.

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