The Art of Tetman Callis

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Let me help you keep me down

October 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

“Neither revenge nor forgiveness change what happened.  They’re sideshows, of which forgiveness is the less attractive because it represents a collaboration with one’s persecutors.” – Edward St. Aubyn, Some Hope

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  • 1 Averil Dean // Oct 7, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    Revenge is a collaboration too, sometimes.

  • 2 Tetman Callis // Oct 8, 2012 at 6:02 am

    with the recipient?

  • 3 Averil Dean // Oct 8, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Yes. Some people get off on the fight. You retaliate, they strike back, it gets them going, gives them something to be passionate about if they can’t find passion elsewhere.

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