The most important lessons in life that we need to learn are the results of our poor decisions. Although time and experience are the best teachers, we also suffer from experiences such as our sacrifices, suffering and the hardships. Good judgment develops only when we truly learn from our mistakes. However, many people keep repeating the same mistakes before learning their lessons because as they say, they are just humans who are subject to making mistakes.
Our weaknesses in life can be turned into our strengths if we immediately acknowledge and recognize the fact that we mess up and learn from them. Our good or bad experiences help us learn better judgment in life. Yet, too many people are in denial and place the blame on others without realizing that the minute they take responsibility for their action is when the learning process begins. Aside from learning from our own experience, we can also learn valuable lessons from the experience of others. It allows us to observe our behavior from another angle. When we recognize our mistakes and prevent them from happening again, we are, therefore, learning.
Quickly identifying our mistakes and changing behavior accordingly requires less time and energy than denying mistakes. However, acknowledgement of mistakes requires belief in the idea that the perfection is not possible.
It is easier to analyze our mistakes especially when we talk to others, which can help people to sort out comments or criticisms after a mistake is made. Despite our tendency to avoid mistakes, timely acknowledgement is one of the best ways to prevent them from repeating.
24.. What does learning from the experience of others help us do?
A. Re-evaluate our behavior differently.
B. Realize that mistakes are part of life.
C. Recognize the results of mistakes.
D. Learn better judgment in life.
25.. What should we keep in mind to admit our mistakes?
A. Every man has his faults.
B. Mistakes are great teacher.
C. Behind bad luck comes good luck.
D. As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
26.. According to the author, how should we avoid repeating mistakes?
A. Think twice before acting.
B. Learn carefully from others’ comments.
C. Have a timely talk with others for advice.
D. Admit the existence of mistakes in time.
27.. Which of the following opinions does the author intend to convey the most?
A. Never be afraid of making mistakes.
B. Learn wisdom from our mistakes.
C. Learn from others to see our mistakes.
D. Stop being ashamed of making mistakes.
答案 24-27 AADB