Bald Eagle Portrait, Copyright 2005 C. Robert Smith from the Le Fotografie on-line photography gallery featuring a curated collection of exquisite and affordable, fine art photographs by talented photographers.
Quite possibly, this is the cruelest thing that you could do to someone. Particularly when you don't understand it or only know part of the truth (at best), anyway. Let people live; let people learn. (Those are not my words but well said.
Don't get to enamored with failure. Yes, it's going to happen. Yes, it teaches you great lessons. But failure also sucks the life out of you. Find success whenever you can. Nothing succeeds like success.