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Old July 15th, 2013 (2:41 PM).
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Originally Posted by EternallyAnna View Post
Hello here is the definition of excuse: "A reason or explanation put forward to defend or justify a fault or offense."
For comparison, here is the definition of an explanation: "A reason or justification given for an action or belief."
The two are not necessarily opposites though. An excuse is an explanation, but an explanation is not necessarily an excuse.

I think we know which gives a clearer definition regarding selfish behavior, though.

Also, I'm going to be honest here and admit that I didn't read a word beyond what was quoted.
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