Do you know why most people don't "do the right thing"? Because it sucks, that's why. Do you know why we all prefer to talk to our friends about what so-and-so did that deeply wounded and offended us? Because-- they'll understand and sympathize. They won't suggest that our perceptions are faulty; our memories poor; and our intentions purely, insidiously evil. (can you have pure evil? another good question, Kehler).
Ah, yes. The big Kahuna. The face to face. The Kon Fron Tay Shun.
And as we limp away from the scene, do you know what the brain is already busy with? The conscise summaries-- profiles; if you will.
As in. Subject A is arrogant and can never be wrong- too much at stake. And subject B? oh, that bitchy, forgetful, blood-thirsty man-killer? She's just bitter. And wrong.
Doing the right thing.