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The Nature of Regrets

There are only two reasons why a person should regret something:

1. The person knew better before performing the action.

2. The person thought he or she was doing the right thing and, then, didn't learn anything from the mistake.

Personally, I have made a some mistakes in the last few days.

First, I entered an intersection after only looking both ways one time only to find that the member between the windshield and the passenger window was obstructing my view of a coming vehicle (breaking a rule of mine that I established when I was 17 to at least look each way twice).

Second, I spoke badly of the medical examiner for the Sandy Hook case after watching an edited video and before watching the full version in its entirety.

Third, I made a post that would have caused stir among hardcore conspiracy theorists regarding Rima Laibow, MD figuratively saying that she was Adam Lanza's psychiatrist (which I had taken literally).

I don't plan on regretting any of these mistakes. What have I learned, or rather, what has been reinforced?

Haste makes waste!

We will all make mistakes. All we can do is admit them, learn from them, and try to not repeat them.

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Big respect to you for

Big respect to you for admitting publicly when you feel you're wrong. Many couldn't do that. Hats off to you Dwalters.

Blessings )o(

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This is why, no matter if I

Agree with you, Dis-Agree with you, I will always, most certainly, respect you.

Jim

1976-1982 USMC, Having my hands in the soil keeps me from soiling my hands on useless politicians.