They may repeat the same mistakes over and over, such as taking a succession of identical jobs and being surprised to find each one unfulfilling. They may also see others making a mistake and fail to apply the lesson to their own lives. They go right ahead and make the same mistake themselves.
It’s good to move on and leave the past behind, but in a Chestnut Bud state we are almost too ready to do this. We give so little thought to the past that we fail to learn and are doomed to repeat our failures. Chestnut Bud helps us learn and move on to genuinely new experiences.