During thursday's presentation, someone said that mistakes we make usually come with consequences. And we keep that feeling, fear, because we dont want to make that same mistake again. Since we dont want to go through those consequences again. I agree because we are all humans and we all make mistakes. However, the lessons we learn from those mistakes usually come with pain and fear. Those feelings are what stop us from moving on from our mistakes and sometimes makes us believe that we will continue to make more mistakes.
Some people believe that we must accept ourselves for who we are because we're only human. Others believe we keep that feeling of making a mistake very close to us. The third presenter believed that mistakes change our lives drastically. I believe we keep that feeling close to us as well and it continues to linger in our minds.
We are afraid of making mistakes because we program our minds to be perfect. Mistakes are categorized as failure. Society has programmed our minds to relate success with perfection. Although we learn from our mistakes, there is always that fear of making the same mistake over again. It is the fear of failing again. Perfection is implanted in our minds. Creating mistakes is the opposite of being perfect and obtaining success. Like the second presenter said mistakes comes in every shape or form. When committing a mistake and learning from it, does not guarantee that you will not commit another mistake. You can make a mistake in one area the first time around and make another mistake in a completely different area the second time. Learning from our mistakes does not guarantee that we won’t make any future mistakes. Therefore, we all are afraid of committing a mistake.
During the presentations, the first two people mentioned how we are afraid of making mistakes because as humans we like to be perfect. I agree with them because most people tend to do their best to be perfect. Regardless of how much we try to be perfect at one point of our lives we are going to make a mistake. Like the first presenter said all humans aren't perfect, we all make mistakes. The last person mentioned how we are afraid to make mistakes because they can damage our future. I agree with this because although we do sometimes learn from our mistakes, they can also impact our lives negatively. Overall people do not like making mistakes because they do not like the feeling and they do not like the negative consequence that comes with mistakes.
During the presentations, the last person mentioned how mistakes make a huge impact in our lives. I agree with my classmate because we do learn from every mistake we make but we are so scared of making them due to the consequences, pain & regret that comes with those mistakes. Of course making mistakes is a natural way of learning but, as humans, in our minds we try to be as perfect as we can. We fear making mistakes because sometimes we can not keep moving forward and overcoming those errors because the emotions we may feel.
During the presentation the presenters said that humans like to be perfect which is why we are afraid of making mistakes. I agree with this, People naturally want to do things right the first time and avoid being embarrassed or fear they might mess everything up. People are also afraid that if they make it once they might continue to make the same mistakes repeatedly and not learn from them. People would also prefer not to learn from their mistakes and learn it the first time since making mistakes is a costly way to learn. Or there might be some cases where people are too committed to something to afford to consider the fact they made a mistake. It is good to learn from your mistakes, but it is better to people learn from other ways other than mistakes as to not face the consequences.
All presenters mentioned one point -- we as humans want to be perfect and do not want to make mistakes. People innately tend to be perfectionists, which I strongly agree with. In life, we all know we learn from mistakes but we still are afraid to make them because results always matter. Inevitably, in some case, results are even more important than process, and people care more about results than process. For instance, people are afraid to get low grades in exams even though they know mistakes made in the exams will help them do better next time because grades matter and, grades more or less impact whether or not they get accepted by prestigious university. No matter how much people can learn from their mistakes, it matters when it comes to the results, which make a huge difference on the future. We learn from mistakes and tend to be perfect because perfect always turns out to be success. As the say goes, practice makes perfect. Nevertheless, no one wants to practice that much since some last practice which decides the future is not worth attempting at all. To a greater extent, we avoid mistakes to avoid possible risks in life. This explains why we are afraid to make mistakes.
I agree with Jason, and his comparison with testing. Making a mistake during a test can impact your results drastically. Yes, you can learn from the mistake but at that point, the process didn't matter and you can't change the outcome. Now you have to study and try to be as perfect as possible to prevent another mistake on your next test.
They said it is human nature that we want to be perfect and not make mistakes, I say I completely agree. As humans we are so afraid to fail, even though we know the outcome is all part of failing to be better at what our goal is. Fear is beyond more powerful than what we believe. Fear can leave you at the bottom of the tree and not allow you to think clearly. We do learn from our mistakes, but the process of going through it is the hard part, that no one wants to face.
On Thursday, all of the three people who present the presentation made a very good point. some of us are afraid to make mistakes and he or she has a mindset doing it perfectly. however, we are all human, we all make mistakes and some of us learn from those mistakes. as well some people are terrified of this mistakes and want to do it for the first attempt.
What we are afraid of is not making mistake but the unknown outcome after made mistakes. Most of the people’s fear is the come from their childhood. When we were children, we would be punished if we had made mistakes. Parents punish us in order to make us learn from the punishment and not to make the same mistake. As we grew older, the punishment may be forgotten, but the pain of punishment has been remembered by our body. As a result, once we made mistake, we are subconsciously afraid of the “ imminent punishment” and feel anxious and frustrated. That’s why we are afraid of making mistakes.
The presenters all agreed we are afraid to make mistakes and are afraid of failure because all we want is to be perfect.
We're suppose to learn from our mistakes to keep from repeating them, but Many of us don't like the way it feels to be wrong in the first place. It is our human nature to not be satisfied with failure, and would rather try and avoid a situation knowing there is a slight possibility of making a mistake or being wrong. but I believe a handful of these mistakes are caused out of nervousness (depending the situation) and some may be prevented if we had some sort of knowledge of the situation prior to encountering it. We all know it is impossible to be perfect or to not make mistakes but it brings in a rewarding feeling knowing a mistake wasn't made.
My classmates said that we are programmed to be perfect where mistakes are frowned upon. Another said mistakes are painful and therefore, we dislike them. I agree with what they all said because even when your mistakes take you to a higher level of wisdom, they are never any easier. We all aspire to be the best wherever we are and making mistakes is an ugly feeling because it has separated you from the crowed in a negative way but not knowing that it is beneficial if one is able to grow from them.
Although it is a common belief by most people that “everyone makes mistakes”, not everyone realizes the mistakes they have made, let alone realize that they were even at fault for a mistake. No one person is perfect, and yet some of us humans that are full of pride, arrogance, and narcissism fail to acknowledge that even they are capable of an error. That being said, some people are held to such high standards in these modern times that the pressure to be perfect is so immense that they think to make even a single mistake is to fail. This is one of the main reasons we are afraid to make any sort of error.
One of my previous professors liked to challenge this thought process with the quote “Fail early, Fail often”. This ties into my current thoughts about mistakes and failing. This is similar to the actuality that without mistakes one can not learn and thus grow as a person. This fear of having to know everything all the time stops some of us from ever absorbing new ideas or challenging what is currently known. The unknown leads us to be closed minded from doing things differently than what we have already been instructed before as the “only way”. Mistakes have been tied to a negative connotation for so long that we just simply wish to avoid any thing that may cause them all together. Limiting what we really can do and being comfortable, rather than pushing our limits.
All presenters made very good points regarding how society tends to be afraid of making mistakes. I agree with every presenter and their perspectives on this question. Just because we always make mistakes doesn’t mean we will be comfortable with continuously making them as mistakes tend to be shamed upon by society, regardless of how the majority of us make mistakes. Society has developed this image in our heads, forcing this absurd idea of perfectionism upon us, making us fear doing anything less than the default. However, we require to make mistakes as they serve as learning experiences, teaching us how to determine what is right from wrong.
During the presentation the presenters said that people like to always be perfect which is why we are afraid of making mistakes. I agree with the presenters that everyone always wants to be right and perfect and everybody wants to have everything a certain way, but i feel that if we can accept our mistakes than we can learn from them and improve as individuals like the first presenter said. People are afraid of wrong because they are afraid they will be judged by their closed friends and loved ones and are afraid to give them the impression that they are dumb or not knowledgeable. i also agree with Alexis Briceno that People are also afraid that if they make it once they might continue to make the same mistakes repeatedly and not learn from them.
The three presentations on Thursday were about mistakes, and how we are afraid to make them. The three presenters agreed on the idea of perfection and pride. Their preservative were also about where mistakes come from (school or sports) and how mistakes are caused. Towards the end of each presentation their viewpoints came to a conclusion on how pressure plays an important role towards how people compare themselves to others causing them to make mistakes, all to reach that ultimate goal of perfection.
I believe people do learn from their mistakes, but don't like to make them. There can be many reasons as to why people don't like to make mistakes, and fear is one of those reasons. People care too much about others opinions, and that puts ourselves on a pedestal of perfection. It is only human to make a mistake but it all depends on whether we choose to except them (learning from them) or live on that fear.
The presenters did have a bit of varying opinions but they all had one common point and that was we strive to always be perfect so that is why are are afraid to make mistakes even though we learn from them. I also agree with the presenter that said that we humans know that mistakes come with consequences, even if the mistakes wasn’t entirely our fault, it is the consequences that scares us. I believe this to be true because we naturally acknowledge the social rules and pressures that often promote members to strive for perfection. We have certain rules of what is acceptable and unacceptable and so if those rules are broken, we feel ashamed and scared what will be the outcome of that mistake. Also humanity as a whole is perfectionist. Mistakes ares often regarded as a type of failure in most situations. The pressure to be perfect causes people to be scared of mistakes because if they make a mistake than they’re no longer perfect. Acknowledging mistakes and learning from them is a great way to learn in general, however we are expected to be perfect from the start and that is the problem of why we are afraid of mistakes.
They say that although we learn from our mistakes we try to avoid them whenever we get a chance. I say I agree, mistakes can damage our life drastically. No one is perfect but the minor the mistake the easier it is t clean up. We come about life always making decisions but mistakes aren't something we plan for. We all believe we can do everything right the first time and hopefully avoid the embarrassment. Everyone is often judged off everything they do wrong rather than what we do right.
The question for the presentation on Thursday was, "If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?" The three speakers all said we make mistakes because we are human, in which I agree. The first speaker said that it is because we as humans try to be as perfect as we can be in every aspect of life. I agree with him, because who wouldnt want to be perfect. Nobody wants to make mistakes. The second person person said we are afraid to make mistakes because of the repurcustions it comes with. All mistakes have a downside because it was something we were not expecting, but it is the end message that matters the most. Fear is the biggest problem within the human life, and thats what comes with mistakes. So to answer the question, fear is the reason why we are afraid of mistakes.
The opinions presented by my classmates on Thursday were some valid points. Society can cause pressure into believing in perfection which was mentioned as an illusion. One of my classmates mentioned that it is human nature to strive for perfection and I agree with that. People expect outcomes to flow as they conceived it in their mind. Mistakes occur as well in human nature and people become more certain and evident when mistakes are made. Like it was stated in class, some mistakes can be beyond repair and have an enormous impact on an individual’s life. I believe people fear mistakes due to lack of favorability. When most things do not favor a person’s self-interest, it becomes conflicting to with the individual. People must learn to become more understanding of circumstances because mistakes occur out of human nature, it is inevitable.
Our second presenter said that although human beings are not meant to be perfect, people are programmed to not want to make mistakes. Human beings are hardwired to survive and succeed, this is why I believe we are afraid to make mistakes. Early humans, settlers, indigenous people, anyone who’s survival depends upon the land, game, and elements are afraid to make mistakes. Any misstep or miscalculation and they may not survive. Not harvesting enough food for winter, getting injured or killed during a hunt, or losing shelter that was not made strong enough to a storm are all examples of how even though people learn from their mistakes, they are still afraid to make them. Some more modern examples in life include making a mistake and losing a job, not making the right parenting decision, or being afraid of not finding the right mate.
The first presenter touched on people’s need to be perfect whether it be in appearance, athletic ability, or intelligence. This point got me thinking of survival of the fittest. Only the best of the best survive. Trying to be as attractive as we can be, or being the best athlete, we are ensuring our survival. The closer to perfect we are, the higher our chances of reaching our collective goal in life, to reproduce.
On Thursday, three presenters had a good point of how society tends to avoid making mistakes. The first presenter claims that human beings don't want to make mistake because they are afraid of being imperfect. Even though people know that they can learn from their mistakes and grow up faster with them, they tend to avoid making mistakes because they want to leave a good image to their friends and whoever they care. In my opinion, making mistakes is a chance to learn and they make you get closer to perfect. Nobody dislikes perfect, because all of us care about other people's opinions. However, that should not be the reason why we are trying so hard to avoid making mistakes. Only when you have an open minded towards mistakes, you can reach your goal faster and make less mistakes in the future.