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    blowdart

    Charles wrote:
    
    blowdart wrote:
    Charles wrote: When would persistence not make sense when trying to accomplish something that's non-trivial?

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    When on balance the thing you are trying to accomplish isn't actually worth the effort?




    That's a reasonable answer. When else?


    When you're a child and your idea of presistance is "But I need it" repeated every minute.

    There is a point where the results of persistance just sour the whole experience for you; well it did for me anyway.