“No, I don’t think so,” I said. “It’s a fear. You’re feeling bad about over what you did. It’s an inside job, rather then something bad that is going to happen. You did something you wished you didn’t. You feel guilty. This is what it feels like when you do this thing. You feel bad…”
It’s common to see people who are massively defended against even the slightest suggestion they might have done something wrong. It’s heartening to watch this young man, as he matures into someone who will live by their conscience.
This is true, even if he can find legions of people who will tell him that whatever he does is excusable. He’s got Saturn in Capricorn and it’s obviously functioning.
When you feel like crap, over something you did, do you internalize the lesson? Or do you look for excuses and people who will agree with you?