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We hate the ones we have wronged

It is human nature to hate him whom you have injured. ~Tacitus
as children we looked past the world’s artificial trappings the ravelment of doctrines and the glaring capitalistic displays the only criteria was that we’re friends growing up the world we inhabited shrank as we embraced the rules of others to fit in adulthood meant that we overrode innate compassion for others paramount concern belonging to the right group often at the expense of many others leaving a particular religious group would lead to shunning even death lost in this Troxler effect we have ultimately lost the ability to discern human value we’re set in our ways our value compass eventually deliquesced as it decomposed like a corpse how did we become so jaundiced in our outlook it is obvious we hate the ones we have wronged forgiving ourselves is only path to redemption 14 June 2021

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Date: 10/24/2021 8:55:00 AM
Suzette: Congrats on your win. Such truth cuts to the quick. Excellent analysis of jaded human behavior. Into my Favs, SuZ
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Suzette Richards
Date: 10/24/2021 10:42:00 PM
Hi, Suz. Long time no hear. Thanks for the compliment. Xxxx
Date: 7/2/2021 10:51:00 AM
Congratulations on your win Suzette! I really like the way you juxtaposed the innocence of children's friendships with the ways adulthood changes vision. Oh, that we may see other people as we saw them when we were children.
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Suzette Richards
Date: 7/2/2021 11:19:00 AM
I agree with you, Sam. I often wish that we could turn back the clock. Thanks for your kind comments.
Date: 7/2/2021 3:41:00 AM
wow, you leave me speechless. I can see why seeker chose it, Your heart and soul untied with this beautiful deep read, Congratulations on your 2nd place win my dear. I loved it, through and through. :)
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Suzette Richards
Date: 7/2/2021 4:39:00 AM
Thank you for your kind comment, Rose.
Date: 7/2/2021 12:55:00 AM
Congratulations on a well-deseved win.
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Suzette Richards
Date: 7/2/2021 1:04:00 AM
Thank you, Terry.
Date: 7/1/2021 11:48:00 PM
we’re set in our ways our value compass Beautiful. Congratulations!
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Suzette Richards
Date: 7/2/2021 12:02:00 AM
Thank you, Chirsturaj :-))
Date: 7/1/2021 10:33:00 PM
Suzette, thank you for participating in the contest with this outstanding poem. You make profound points on which we must reflect. Congrats on your win! Do have a look at the next contest ‘Tat Tvam Asi’
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Suzette Richards
Date: 7/1/2021 10:53:00 PM
Thank you very much for honouring me with the 2nd place win - it was unexpected. I wrote from the heart. Regards, Suzette