An assertion of knowledge, or position, comes at us like a body moving. An approach may be friendly, it may be threatening. It may seem to be one, yet be the other.
None of this here is intended to 'out-understand' anyone. This is engagement for the sympatico, and where challenge arises, its aim is to strengthen all parties, not defeat any.
Constant 'defeat', constant 'failure' is wrong perception. It's constant 'growth'.
Maurice Chevalier and (not) Louise Brooks
19 hours ago