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Old 14.10.2015, 00:35
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One key thing is that once you may a choice, know that YOU made a choice, and live happily with it. Worse thing in life to dwell on "should haves" and "could haves".


I agree. Not having a choice is pretty bad. Being able to choose - whatever choice we make - is paramount.
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Old 14.10.2015, 00:37
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[QUOTE=dodgyken;2466002]"I wish I had chosen xxx instead" - how many times do we hear that? But of course it is always in hindsight - and you will never be back in the position to use the information you have after the decision to impact your choice.
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What's that saying? Hindsight is 20:20?
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Old 25.10.2015, 20:00
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That works only if you believe God exists.
This is only true if God, in fact, doesn't exist. If he does exists the "that" to which you refer works is not dependent on you (or anyone else) believing.

In 5 years times we'll all look back on this with 2020 vision.
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I agree. Not having a choice is pretty bad. Being able to choose - whatever choice we make - is paramount.
Sometimes not having a choice is actually better than having a choice.

My circumstances when I first came to Switzerland were pretty awful. The knowledge that I had no real choice but to just get on with it provided me with a source of comfort when things got really bad.

Having a choice at that time would have just confused and demoralised me.
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Sometimes not having a choice is actually better than having a choice.

My circumstances when I first came to Switzerland were pretty awful. The knowledge that I had no real choice but to just get on with it provided me with a source of comfort when things got really bad.

Having a choice at that time would have just confused and demoralised me.

Absolutely true.
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