Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and assignment below:
I do not feel terrible about my mistakes, though I grieve the pain they have sometimes caused others. Our lives are “experiments with truth,” and in an experiment negative results are lat least as important as successes. I have no idea how I would have learned the truth about myself and my calling without the mistakes I have made.
Adapted from Parker Palmer, Let You Life Speak
Is it necessary to make mistakes, even when doing so has negative consequences for other people?
Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observations.
2. 审题关键词：individual, community
正：At least making mistakes means that you have tried. That is the first step towards success.
反：Making mistakes will strike your confidence and sometimes cause others problems.
补：With aging, people are more and more afraid of making mistakes. Thus, when encountering such people, we sometimes perceive them as heroes.