Typologies of not learning from mistakes

OK, this is a rush job, and this work may already exist. Please feel free to pitch in.

We don’t learn from other people’s mistakes because

- the pain of making a mistake is absent

- we don’t (want to) recognise that “there but for the grace of gaia go I/we”

- we are better than those losers who made such an obvious mistake.

We don’t learn from our own mistakes because

- we choose to ignore painful things

- we never make mistakes (it was unavoidable circumstances etc etc)

- we’re too busy finding a scapegoat

And if I had to boil it down to a single word – ego.

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