They’re VERY different. Guilt is present moment. Regret is backwards/forward-facing (regret what I’m about to do for future example) Guilt is often outward focused: for example, people will often feel guilty ONLY once they get caught transgressing. But they ALSO might be glad they did it. They don’t regret doing it but once they got caught, they felt guilty for doing it. I _think_ guilt is equivalent to shame. Regret is counterfactual. Regret is similar to envy in that way: what “would have happened” had we made a different choice

They’re VERY different.
Guilt is present moment.
Regret is backwards/forward-facing (regret what I’m about to do for future example)
Guilt is often outward focused: for example, people will often feel guilty ONLY once they get caught transgressing. But they ALSO might be glad they did it. They don’t regret doing it but once they got caught, they felt guilty for doing it.
I _think_ guilt is equivalent to shame.
Regret is counterfactual.
Regret is similar to envy in that way: what “would have happened” had we made a different choice

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