...some cognitive dissonance, followed by a remembrance of someone I never met.
I've done some dumb shit in my day and I'm sure that's not going to stop just because I am allegedly an adult or whatever; in fact, dumb shit might become more frequent if I progress career-wise, and have a bit more disposable income than before. Inevitably, these episodes are due not to a callous disregard for a presumed outcome, but a childish obliviousness to the farthest-reaching ramifications of my actions. In short, I get excited, and I don't think it through all the way. I am the very definition of Seemed Like a Good Idea At The Time.
Quite possibly these things number in the millions, but in the interest of getting to the point, here is a list of the top 3 dumb things I have done, in descending order of magnitude of dumbness: