Question: If great things can result from bad decisions, what was really bad about them?
Answer: Great things may still come as a consequence of bad decisions only because of the momentum of good decisions that preceded them. Therefore take little pride in the outcome of your actions and more pride in your adherence to good principles; these form the foundation of all future positive outcomes, even those that aren’t directly your own. And should you be such a one preceded by an ancestry replete with good decisions, be leary of your selfishness for it will wish to capitalize on this and prance around according to its own whims and fancy with little consequence or adversity to itself. The only good that might ever come from such a transaction is change.