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If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?


Asked by m-avi at 11:15 PM on Nov. 26, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I think this world puts too much emphasis on being "perfect"!! Even though I know i'll NEVER achieve perfection I still try!

    Answer by newmom28 at 10:17 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • We might learn from them, but that doesn't make them any more fun to experience. Most people spend a lot of energy avoiding humiliating themselves.

    Answer by LindaClement at 11:17 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • We learn but sometimes at acost-pride or humilation

    Answer by raisingmen at 11:20 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • (¯`*•.¸,¸.•*´¯)we may learn from one mistake but then we don't see the next one coming until we make it...and then we learn from that..

    Answer by gracelessstar21 at 12:07 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • If we were going to drink poison and say it was harmful, knowing it would in fact harm us in some way, you definatly
    wouldn't do it over and over. , but real life mistakes aren't usually that obvious and they even look innocent until we see it was not so innocent and later hurts us.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:20 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Because mistakes often have bad consequences

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:22 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Because some lessons suck to learn, but I've always lived that way.

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 11:25 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • They're embarrassing!!!!

    Answer by carol2m2 at 12:44 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Oh honey I make so many mistakes. I learn from them but not quick enough. Sometimes I make the same mistake over and over. I swear! I am not afraid of mistakes.

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 9:45 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • sometimes they hurt!

    Answer by admckenzie at 3:30 PM on Nov. 27, 2010