Can we really forgive and forget? What benefits are there to forgiving others?

Forgiving others is a serious matter but can it come from nowhere? Or is an apology needed first from the perpetrator of the misdeed in question? And when does an apology become an excuse? When we hear the lawyer guided public apologies of some politicians and spokespeople, it’s tempting to say, often. What are the social and psychological consequences of forgiving? Are some sins, like the Holocaust, unforgivable? Joining Ed Kessler are Elazar Symon, Kitty O’Lone and Gemma Simmonds.

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