Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Failure Is an Event, Not a Person

It takes a while to figure that out, sometimes.

The blame game’s a crazy one to play, isn’t it? It’s especially so when we use it against ourselves.

Sure, it’s easy enough to find ways to berate ourselves in those moments when things do not go right. For me, the things I went through in my past, with a whiskey-drunk for a father, an abusive…



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Ira Robinson

Published author of over a dozen books and dozens of short stories, Digital painter, and streamer, and blind. Contact me at