Mistakes

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  1. Essene

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    I have made many over the years; many of which I didn't know I was making.

    Now- I wouldn't ever take any of those mistakes back. To my knowledge, none of them have led to anyone's death.

    We all have shitty experiences in life. The determining factor is how we deal with them. Do we pony up and act like an adult or do we succumb to the servile nature of immaturity?

    I know that some things may seem unforgivable. That is an error of our human conscious. Anything can be forgiven.

    That doesn't, of course, advocate for those who hurt people purposely or even for those who do so incidentally.

    But being a fucking blockhead is still being a fucking blockhead.

    It's annoying.
     
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    Made a few myself. And sometimes nothing short of a time machine can rectify things..
     
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    If you ever meet someone who's never made mistakes and does everything right without needing to learn some lessons the hard way, you are an animated character in a Disney movie or having a really weird coma-dream.

    And I think having regrets, things you wish you could take back or undo, can be the most useful tool for becoming a better person. It shows you have a conscience and have found something you can't really accept or make peace with having done. That is, of course, if it's not something so sadistic or harmful or otherwise beyond normal life experience - if it is, regret it straight into the custody of police or a psych ward because that is an entirely different and infinitely more serious issue.
     
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    Dude, when you get bogged down by all the "mistakes" just play this little tune in your head...
     
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    I've always been partial to.,.
     
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    There are no such things as mistakes - only learning experiences.
     
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    Well on that case I am still learning!
     
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