Forgiveness Is a Superpower

Peter McClard
7 min readDec 13, 2023

The alternatives to forgiveness are well known—punishment, retribution, vengeance and the holding of grudges and resentment. History is filled with a sad and toxic brew of these things between individuals, tribes and nations.

It is said to forgive is to forget and there is some truth to that but true forgiveness goes further than that. It has to, because as much as we’d like to, we can’t always selectively forget…

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Peter McClard

As a creative type, entrepreneur and philosopher, I write on many topics and try to offer solutions to, or useful insights into common problems.