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mayllt
does "understood backwards"=second guess? It is quite true what philosophy says: that life must be understood backwards. But that makes one forget the other saying: that it must be lived—forwards. (Soren Kierkegaard)
Feb 20, 2014 1:10 PM
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Not second guessing exactly, which implies judging or criticizing decisions after the results are known, while this is more neutral. Life is better understood from a later perspective. When it's happening you can't know all the forces at work or the outcomes. It's only later, when you look back, that you can analyze events more accurately.
February 20, 2014
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