Why Is Honesty Important In Antigone

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The excerpt from Antigone is very valuable because it can be used in our everyday life. If you make a mistake own up to it , don’t act like you don’t realize your fault. In Antigone , Creon was really arrogant and he didn’t want to listen to anyone’s advice , and so him not heeding wise words people ended up dead. Now something like that probably won’t happen if you’re being stubborn , or arrogant but that doesn’t mean something bad might not happen. For example ; My brother left his plate out on the table in our living room , so I told him he should throw it away but he didn’t he just said “ It’ll be fine.” A few minutes later my dad comes in and starts scolding him about his plate , instead of responding the way he did he should have …show more content…
This quote lines up with many scriptures. The quote that Teiresias says is tested, tried ,and true. Here are some examples ; “When pride comes , then comes disgrace , but with humility comes wisdom.” Proverbs 11:2 “ But when his heart became arrogant and hardened with pride, he was deposed from his royal throne and stripped of his glory.” Daniel 5:20 “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” James 3:13. An example of Humility is when Nelson Mandela and Dr. Martin Luther King took much mental and physical abuse which ultimately led to the freedom of their people.

Scriptures from the Bible about pride include; “But when his heart became arrogant and hardened with pride, he was deposed from his royal throne and stripped of his glory.” Daniel 5:20 , “ His pride led to his downfall. He was unfaithful to the LORD his God. 2 Chronicles 26:16 , “Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else, for each one should carry his own load.” Galatians 6:4 . Much like politicians who claim that they want to help their fellow man but when elected they get puffed up and only worry about themselves and their

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