The nature of human “Regret”

I would say “regret” is another paradigm of human hypocrisy. The decisions or the actions we take, are a manifestation of our existence supported by circumstantial evidence. We do what we do, based on our perception of the world around us, that is our intellect along with a core will, constituting the basis of our existential purpose. Regretting our actions is only defying our existence and the true nature of our will. It’s well said that, ‘a man must do what he has to and live with it for the rest of his life.’ What the best one can do, is learn about the true nature of the will that governs one’s existence and come face to face with brutal facts of reality. By reflecting upon their actions, one can avail a chance at learning about this true nature and try making amends as far as the will allows, but who knows even learning along the way and changing our disposition may be a characteristic of one’s will. Continue reading