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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