Don’t forget the Past, learn from it

Rebeka Ratry
4 min readSep 15, 2021

Our past grants us two options – live IN it or live From it.

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Past has the aptitude to let us learn from our previous error.

“Life can only be understand backwards, but it must be lived forwards”-Soren Kierkegaard.

“Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future”- Oscar Wilde.

We all are products of our past, but don’t have to be convict of it.

A person can’t change their past, but can change the rest and the way they want to live their life.

The past is to look back at our error but the future is to make sure you don’t rehash the same thing. Memoir forms us better decision creator.

Notion of Past

Past defines as a thing happened already and which never gonna change, that might be good or might be awful.

Past is contrasted with and clarified by the present and the future.

In this universe, we can change our stuffs, our living stances, mind, behaviours, lifestyles and a lot of things. But. Can we change what has already done? Can we change what we already did? Can we change what has already said? No. This is the past which can’t be replaceable.

Its concept is attained from mankind observers experience time, and it’s accessed…



Rebeka Ratry

Diligent student of Civil & Environment Engineering who also converse over Mental Health, Social Cognition & Psychology