- A successful -d implies a successful -e.
- A failed -e implies a failed -d.
- A failed -d says nothing about the success/failure of -e
- A successful -e says nothing about the success/failure of -d
Being right, does not endow the right to be rude; politeness costs nothing.
Being unknowing, is not the same as being stupid.
Expressing a contrary opinion, whether to the individual or the group, is more often a sign of deeper thought than of cantankerous belligerence.
Do not mistake your goals as the only goals; your opinion as the only opinion; your confidence as correctness. Saying you know better is not the same as explaining you know better.