Teiresias: Do People Make Mistakes

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Teiresias observed that all people make mistakes. Humans got brought on earth built to make mistakes so they can grow from their experiences. Mistakes help those at fault learn right from wrong. Denying you aren’t wrong will not help you fix your mistakes. People that display too much pride only end up harming themselves. If people do not own up to their mistakes they become unable to better themselves. When you own up to your mistakes you are helping yourself learn from your mistakes. It takes a strong person to admit they were wrong and own up to their mistakes.
Men do not like to be wrong. They want to feel strong and empowered. Teiresias observes that a good man stops and owns up to his mistakes when wrong and I agree with his excerpt. It takes a lot of willpower and courage for men to do this. Men do not want to be proven wrong and when they get proven wrong, they do not want to admit it. If they chose to admit it, it would better themselves. It would help them see that it is okay to be wrong and make mistakes like all humans do. Men are stubborn and want to feel prideful. There are some forms of pride that can show good quality but being overly prideful can shine a negative light on yourself. Those who see people as overly prideful become oblivious to their own mistakes. One who is overly prideful only ends up hurting themselves. This quote
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Having too much pride can cause you to be blind to your own mistakes. People can get in trouble for their pride. Being overly prideful can lead to lying, which puts you in an even worse situation than you began in. The excerpt is trying to show that all humans make mistakes but once you know that you are wrong it is important to stop and own up to it rather than lie your way through it. Lying your way through it will put you in a worse position. Teiresias uses this quote to make it clear that strong men are able to admit they were wrong in order to better

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