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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Life Happens, Don't Look For A Scapegoat

It happens - Sometimes.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Life, by its very nature, can never be certain or "safe."
What each of us *can* choose is whether to be a kind person or to be a selfish person.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
- Napoleon

When they are disappointed, most people react by assigning blame,
and finding someone to criticize.
What if we accepted that our disappointments
are seldom the result of malice on the part of anyone,
and worked together to make life better for all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Laws of nature do not make exceptions for nice people.
- Harold S. Kushner

When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who can smile when things go wrong
has thought of someone else he can blame it on.
- Robert Bloch

It is a natural human instinct to assign blame to some person for everything that goes wrong in our lives.
Sometimes this is an attempt to deflect blame from our own behavior.
Often this is just an unwillingness to accept that tragic events can occur without any human being at fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading:  Don't Take Life as Personal Affront

Think Twice Whenever "Fault" Is Mentioned 

Blame is a Cop Out 

Criticism and Complaint 

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