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    Mistakes Were Made To error is human, is something everyone has heard at least once in their life. However, many people take this for granted by continuing to error in the same way multiple times. Realizing that I made a mistake, and I am truly repentant of it will grant me forgiveness, however, if I keep making that mistake, then forgiveness comes to pity and disgust. I made a mistake this past summer that could have changed my life, and possibly even ended it. I learned many things from this mistake/accident which include: Life can be taken in an instant, so you need to be a good person; secondly, taking responsibility for the mistake can show people around you how you know what you did was wrong; and lastly, simple mistakes can become…

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    Often times, mistakes are a combination of numerous occurrence that combine to make the perfect storm. I believe that Lewis Blackman’s Story is one such occurrence. However, it was not just the actual mistakes that made this case noteworthy. Mistakes are a human manifestation. As Alexander Pope wrote in “an Essay on Criticism”, to err is human, to forgive is divine. In Lewis’s story, I think an apology, in the great sense, would have gone a long way. Medical errors are now the third leading…

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    The amount of mistakes a human can make is innumerable and I am no exception. Never have I had a perfect paper; they’ve always had issues with the type of language, the portrayal, the grammar/mechanics of the writing, and the overall elaboration of the sentences. These aren’t difficult problems to fix, just careless mistakes. Most of these problems can be fixed with more editing, which comes to the most common mistake of my writing, revising. Although I do revise, I always miss small details…

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    herself, is killed by the Misfit and his gang. The grandma makes multiple mistakes throughout the story which can be directly related to the death of her family. The grandma 's first mistake happens before they even encounter the Misfit, and it is when she brings her pet…

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    Mistakes Are Made Philosophers say, that in order to accept responsibility, you have to accept the fact that a mistake was made. Have you ever been loved so poorly, that you think that it is the best kind of love that there is? Well, that is where I was at and that was my first mistake. Throughout life, there are many times that people know that they made a mistake, but they still choose to not accept what they have done. There have been many accounts in my life that I did not take…

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    Marissa Robles ENGL 3000 February 2, 2017 Richard II Assignment Evidence Richard’s Mistakes In speaking of the Duke of Gloucester’s death, Mowbray says, “I slew him not; but to my own disgrace / Neglected my sworn duty in that case”. (1.1.136-37). Richard banishes Bolingbroke: Therefore, we banish you our territories: You, cousin Hereford, upon pain of life, Till twice five summers have enrich'd our fields. (1.3.436-38). John of Gaunt speaks about Richard while on his death bed:…

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    People always make mistakes because of what they fascinate and desire. After going creating these mistakes, these people are responsible to face the aftermath. In John Updike’s short story A&P, a young male teenager Sammy who is inexperience and immature is possessed by his desires and imagination to do what he wants and as a result, he ends up dealing with the consequences. When I was in elementary school and in my primary years, I played soccer against grade sevens. At that time, I was an…

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    This is the story of X, who took the responsibility of her mistake and found a way out. She was a very lazy girl, and therefore, she never did her work on time. On one fine day, all the students of her class were asked to do a research and then write a report on it. They were given a weeks’ time to do that. X thought that 1 week was more than enough and took the assignment for granted. Though she never did her work on time, but she never failed to submit her assignments on the given time, and…

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    In the story The Odyssey by Homer, Odysseus is a self-centered warrior who feels as if he will never face defeat. Odysseus’ men are also selfish and constantly make decisions based on the well-being of themselves and with total disregard for others. However, throughout their journey amongst the many islands of Greece, they learn to be more humble and they realize that life isn’t always about winning. Odysseus and his men learn to be humble by making mistakes, having bad consequences, and…

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    In the book, Mistakes Were Made (but not by me), Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson are able to showcase true life accounts of people that have made wrong decisions that were either unacceptable or completely terrible, who justified their actions as if they did nothing wrong. People do this because as humans, it is too complicated for us to admit that we have done something wrong, so instead we like to cover ourselves up with justifications. This then causes for the person to make the assumption…

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