Iliad Essay | Forgive and Forget

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Forgive and Forget

Summary: An argumentative essay on whether it is possible to forgive and forget. Argues rather `we may forgive but should never forget.' Concludes that whereas forgiveness is the attribute of the strong, to forget is surely the hardest science of all, and that we may forgive but should never forget
For my essay, I have chosen to write on `We should forgive and forget'.

I am convinced that the statement would read better as `we may forgive but should never forget'. According to the Webster's dictionary, we is you and I, or the entire human race; should is an auxiliary function to express obligation, propriety or expediency; forgive is to cease to feel resentment against, pardon; and, finally, forget is to cease remembering or noticing. In other words, the statement "we should forgive and forget" is saying that it is perfectly acceptable to pardon and cease to remember events that have caused discomfort and pain.

One might argue that it is necessary to forgive and forget in order to move on with life - so that we do not remain stuck in the past. In my view, this is impossible, and I firmly believe that although it...

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