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When accusing someone, how often do we take our time to understand their side of the story?

When accusing someone, rarely we take the time to listen to them. We are almost certain they're wrong and we're right. We try to make others agree with us. But everything changes when we are the ones being accused. We want others to listen to our explanations and yes, believe us. We do understand how important is to be fair and just, but still try to avoid practicing this ourselves. Why?

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    Jan 31 2013: If that understanding is there then the matter of 'accusing' shouldn't exist.....

    "if one points one finger to someone, at least 3 other fingers point to whom"?

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