pretty accurate >> People don't laugh at the same things. Does that mean they differ in smartness? Smart people laugh at the same things people that are not smart do if it is funny. If it's funny perceived smartness is irrelevant.
Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart. Deciding not to forgive hurts not only the other person but you as well. Not learning to forgive hardens the heart and makes shallow the soul.