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If the wrongdoer is a narcissist then they are interminable regardless of those wronged and cannot be blamed for anything. Nor can they be forgiven. They have no culpability, no moral agency. There is nothing to be forgiven. They are close to p-zombies, but still part of the dimension that is Homo sp.

Rectification assumes reconciliation is possible, where agents have no empathy reconciliation is not possible. The rectification is an almost random act. Narcissists say stuff, occasionally it is the truth but it always suits their current status, usually to generate narcissistic supply.

We have evolved to police these parasites or perhaps recidivists to primate social hierarchies, dealing with these police powers in the abstract without mentioning the cause is beside the point

I reckon...

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