The psychological weight of having done harm

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Having done harm and becoming aware of it is a step forward, but it also implies having to carry a psychological weight that is sometimes not easy to get rid of. This is a situation that can be resolved, even if it is not done simply by turning the page or apologizing after the fact.

Only people with very serious psychiatric disorders never feel guilty. Indeed, they do not know moral…