The majority of us on the planet are fortunate enough to have people whom we can refer to as, friends.
Friends usually have our best interests at heart.
However, I have noticed that when some people are wrong, some of their friends are the ones who are supportive of their wrongdoing. For example: a man gets himself into an altercation with another man because he was driving at a very high speed and he almost ran himself into the bumper of that man’s car.
Later on, he gives an explanation to a group of friends; he tells them of his nearly fatal accident and blames it all on the poor driving of the occupant in the vehicle that was in front of him.
His well-meaning friends agree with him saying that it was the fault of the driver who was in front of him.
The unbiased friend would make it his priority to get the facts instead of jumping to unnecessary conclusions. He or she would ask: “How fast were you driving? Was it within the legal speed limit?” And depending on the answer they received from the friend who was telling them about the mishap, might say to them: “Are you aware that driving above the speed limit is against the law? You are lucky that no one got hurt. You should have admitted to that driver that you were wrong for nearly running into his bumper instead of speeching him off.”
Unfortunately, many of our friends rarely tells us as it is; instead, they blindly agree with us (Whether we were right or wrong).
A friend who points out the error of our ways is indeed a good friend to have.
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