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passchendaele: no unwounded soldiers

Writer's Block: Eye for an eye?

Posted on 2010.17.12 at 18:55


writergirl423 at 2010-12-18 12:39 (UTC) ()
Maybe some would think I let them off too easy, but I'm utterly at peace with it. Kids can be cruel (God knows what kinds of problems they have at home, not that that excuses anything), and one hopes (and I assume) that they eventually see the light as they mature. I'm sure some would feel the need to apologize, while for others, perhaps, for myriad reasons, it's difficult. Whatever. I'm cool with it. If they go out of their way to flag me down and talk to me (as happened in both circumstances), I take that as apology enough. But I understand your point of view.
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primroseburrows at 2010-12-18 13:21 (UTC) ()
I'm at peace with it, but I do recognize how much I am changed because of it (in some ways for the better--I'm probably far more compassionate than I ever would have been otherwise). And I wouldn't force them to do anything. If they didn't mention it, then I probably don't want to know them. I'd be polite, though.

Also, there are other ways to meet people besides it being their idea (during a business transaction,in a waiting room, in the workplace, etc.). I agree, though, I'd probably be more likely to give it a pass if it was their idea to flag me down, because maybe that would be their way of apology.
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