Worth Your Salt

“Of all the horrid, hideous notes of woe, Sadder than owl-songs or the midnight blast; Is that portentous phrase, “I told you so.” – Lord Byron

“I told you so.”

Are those fighting words, or what?

It’s a terrible blow to the ego when you realize that you were wrong about something when you really, really wanted to be right. But it can get worse. So much worse. That injury is magnified exponentially when someone suggests to you that the reason you were wrong was due to shortsightedness, naïveté, or just plain stupidity. “If you’d just listened to me”, they say, “you wouldn’t be in this situation”.

Oh, you’ve got a wound? Here’s some salt for you.

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