This is the world we live in. People relying on each other’s mistakes to manipulate one another and use one another, even relate to one another. A warm, messy circle of humanity.
Most coders think debugging software is about fixing a mistake, but that’s bull****. Debugging’s actually all about finding the bug, about understanding why the bug was there to begin with, about knowing that its existence was no accident. It came to you to deliver a message, like an unconscious bubble floating to the surface, popping with a revelation you’ve secretly known all along.
The biggest mistake I made was believing that if I cast a beautiful net I’d catch only beautiful things.
The things we see, the things that we face, no one can do this alone. Trying is the biggest mistake that you can make.
Your memories are the first step to consciousness. How can you learn from your mistakes if you can’t remember them?
Mistakes are more important than getting it right. But they’re still supposed to happen. It all leads into the next right thing.