Followers of Christ are encouraged to wait on the Lord and trust Him when they have been hurt by another person.
As great as all that sounds, you really do not want to take part in this type of behavior.
But instead you can use a little bit of subterfuge and get some insight.
Still, counter to other studies, Chester and DeWall found that retaliation did lower negative affect after simulated rejection.
If we understand our own biases and our own contribution to a conflict, forgiveness is more likely.
First, you can argue that you simply shouldn't seek revenge at all.
This is often the most simple and effective revenge.
He has the scientific background as well as spiritual and epistemological stances that make for a very interesting read.