With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Uncle Ben In Spider Man

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“With great power comes great responsibility”- Uncle Ben in Spider-Man. That phrase is often quoted to people who receive power as a warning that power can be used for good thing, but can also be used for bad things. Power has a negative effect on leaders because it makes them arrogant and lose trust in others. Leaders who have power lose trust in others because power makes them suspicious of others. One example is from the play Antigone by Sophocles. When King Creon of Thebes finds out that someone has buried Polyneices, he immediately says “No, from the very beginning there have been those who have whispered together, stiff-necked anarchists...[ ] scheming against me in alleys.”-Scene I, Lines 127-130. He believes that an anarchist is
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