How we change what others think, feel, believe and do
The Imprudent person loses an Object or causes harm to the Victim through unthinking imprudence, curiosity and general carelessness.
'Curiosity killed the cat' is a common saying and reflects the way in which, when we become interested in something, we sometimes forget the risks and hazards that we may be taking when putting our noses in harm's way.
When we see others being imprudent, whether in real life or in stories, we tut-tut and feel a bit superior to them. We also may remember that 'there but for the Grace of God go I', in that it is easy for what may seem a harmless activity turn into something where we or others may get hurt or even killed.
'Fatal imprudence' is the 17th of Georges Polti's 36 Dramatic Situations.
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