Shame Turns a Mistake into an Accusation of Defectiveness — A Quote by Danny Silk in “Culture of Honor”

“According to the size of their mistake or their sensitivity to failure, shame takes root in the hearts and minds of those who fail. Now, shame isn’t just a feeling; it is a spirit. It is a spirit that attacks the identity of individuals. This spirit lies to people and leads them to believe that their poor behavior is really flowing from who they are: ‘You didn’t fail; you are a failure. You didn’t make a mistake; you are a mistake!'”

— Danny Silk, “Culture of Honor”, Kindle location 2110

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