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    something wrong would you admit it even if your pride was at stake? Sophocles, a classical Greek playwright, shows in the play Antigone that “The only crime is pride.” Since a person who has too much pride often doesn’t accept the mistakes that they make and thus doesn’t fix them. As seen in many current world events, it is better to accept your wrong doings than adamantly disapproving them. I believe that Sophocles's argument that “the only crime is pride” is correct. Because Sophocles correctly states

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    notion. Therein the true crime lies in the thought process or motive of an action. A crime committed with the desire to improve or protect one’s own pride is selfish and often vain and derived from the desire to be accepted by others. Not every crime can be traced back to selfish intentions. To say “the only Crime is pride”, both a flawed statement and highly unlikely, is to exclude crimes sparked by any other variety of motivations. Often the desire to commit a crime can be driven by the proposition

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    laws on gun control, while others are saying the exact opposite, that the nation should not make more laws on gun control. The massacres and shootings will not be stopped by increasing the restrictions on guns. If the laws were changed, they would only affect already law-abiding citizens who own guns. It would not prevent shootings or do any other good. The United States should not tighten their laws on gun control. Owning

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    determine what is right or wrong, we should ignore pride and continue living by reasoning and follow God’s laws; however, if we don’t follow God’s law we will experience the wrath of God. In a world where we have the incapability to determine what is morally right or wrong we need to ignore pride as it places us on a course that only leads to devastation. Sophocles uses Creon as an example of what the outcome would be for following his own pride as his actions backfire on him. When Creon is finalizing

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    still a very current issue in America today. By no means is racism as overt as it was fifty years ago with enforced segregation, but today racism is more covert and often hides behind closed doors to only strike out when least expected. Racism has been deceasing and will continue to be decreased only through education. Hopefully, one day racism will cease to exist. But, that day if possible is many years away. Racism still exists in America today. This is a very verifiable fact for it is estimated

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    repairs the evil: The only crime is pride.” In this quote, Teiresias is explaining that a good man knows when to admit his faults and take the blame for his mistakes. He is also saying that a good man will try and fix his wrong doings and make them right. Teiresias is basically saying that there is no crime in being wrong, but if a man’s pride is too big for him to admit that he is wrong, then that is a crime. When this happens, the problem is the man’s pride, not the crime that he actually committed

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    Antigone-Pride Essay

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    Pride Essay Antigone “A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you 're looking down, you can 't see something that 's above you.” (C.S. Lewis). Pride can take over the lives of people who have it within them. It is ok to feel proud but if the sense of pride is exaggerated it will lead to arrogance and therefore to problems. In the book Antigone, by Sophocles, pride is displayed as good and bad. Pride can have a big impact on people when it is taken

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    client, Montresor. Montresor performed an inhumane deed on the night of Fortunato's death. Montresor, however, should not be sent to prison for his actions. It would appear as if the prosecution has the upper hand in this case. The crime scene shows traces of crime preparation. My client did take many precautions as he schemed Fortunato's death. But what we don’t want to overlook is that there are several indicators present in my client’s behavior that shows that he acted as one with mental illness

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    determine what is right or wrong, we should ignore our pride and continue to live by reasoning and follow God’s laws; however, if we don’t follow God’s law we will experience the wrath of God. In a world where we have the incapability to determine what is morally right or wrong we need to ignore pride as it places us on a course that only leads to devastation. Sophocles uses Creon as an example of what the outcome would be for following his pride. For example, when Creon is finalizing his decision

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    Sin reaps consequences that are usually not visible during the time of disobedience. One major sin that many have committed is the sin of pride. Pride leads character’s to commit reckless actions and believe that he or she is greater than someone or something else. Two works of literary merit which feature the sin of pride are Paradise Lost and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Paradise Lost was written by John Milton in 1667. The epic poem focuses on the fall of man and the influence of sin. Milton

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