Odysseus: A Lousy Leader or a Terrific Leader? In the epic The Odyssey, written by Homer, Odysseus can be categorized as a bad leader because he is a bystander to preventable deaths of his crew members and exhibits poor authority amongst his group. Odysseus dismisses the possible danger of death he places his crew members in. Odysseus and his crew debate what to do with their discovering of the cyclops’s goods, “Ah, how sound that was! Yet I refused.
After Macbeth agrees to the plan, explains that he has “no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself And falls on the other…” (I, sc vii, 25-27). Unlike most Aristotelian tragic heroes, Macbeth admits outright his fatal flaw. Macbeth’s flaw encourages him to kill King Duncan and many other negative actions, which sets up him for his downfall. Once Macbeth has power in his hands, he will not want to let go. Without this fatal flaw, Macbeth would have no ambition or motivation to murder the
In fact, in a leader, it’s a lethal cocktail.” Graydon Carter describes this mix with arrogance as a bad mix. He says that arrogance is not a good trait in any person, especially of someone with high authority or someone in a leadership position. Arrogance is having an exaggerated sense of one person's abilities or importance. This includes being egotistical, conceited, and self-centered. In the stories “The Possibility of Evil” and “The Most Dangerous Game”, Ms. Strangeworth and General Zaroff have this arrogance to them where they think
It was ultimately decided that Goldwater did not have “the prudence to choose when force was necessary,” (Matthews 665). Goldwater 's rigid philosophy and tendency to be unrestrained painted him as lacking “good judgment,” (Matthews 669). In the end, 25% of people thought he acted “without thinking,” and was no longer a maverick but “a careless extremist,”
Man suffers from a very pathetic condition due to his failures in society. This theory shows that alienation is the results of living in an exceeding cluster in any community. According to this theory, low category loses the flexibility to manage or accomplish their goals in life because of the suppression of socio-economic class. In this novel, alienation is found in his protagonist Griffin. He 's a pissed off man, who feels boredom about his relations.
You couldn’t even bear any cars any more. I got feeling so lonesome and rotten, I even felt like waking Ackley up.”(Salinger 50). This is what causes people to be depressed, having problems with nobody being with you to help. Being at this emotional state makes Holden to be emotionally unstable. For example, sometimes he is unreasonably aggressive, shouting at Sally or trying to punch Stradlatter, at the same time being quiet and unconfident, not contacting with Jane.
Lady Macbeth contributes towards Macbeth 's downfall as she is seen to be alluring, particularly in encouraging Macbeth to kill the King. She too is sure that murder is the only solution to make the prophecy come true, but she also believes that he is "too full o ' the milk of human kindness". Lady Macbeth uses the metaphor of "milk" (being a pure drink) to show that Macbeth will "catch the nearest way" to become the King of Scotland. Macbeth does not lack ambition,however he is squeamish about the methods used to become the leader. In Act 1 Scene 7, Macbeth decides to cancel the plan of murdering king Duncan, Lady Macbeth uses several techniques to in order to convince him to carry out the plan.
Also, Macbeth’s faith in the three witches is a big reason he decides to do and they are why Lady Macbeth created the idea to kill the King. Macbeth believes that since the witches first prediction of him becoming Thane of Cawdor rang true, perhaps him becoming King of Scotland will as well. Therefore, through an apprehensively cautious tone, figurative language, and appeals to logos Macbeth catalogs arguments on why he should not kill King Duncan which is effective, but is eventually foiled due to Lady Macbeth’s manipulations. To begin, Macbeth uses a apprehensively cautious tone while expressing all the reasons he should not be the one to end Duncan’s life. First, he very clearly voices is concern of being caught or punished for killing the King.
“Don’t let a negative attitude ruin your life.” – Dawn Williams. Allowing these negative attitudes to control your life will definitely lead you to endless failures. There are a lot of talented and intelligent person in today’s society but those persons sometimes ends up failing in life. The very reason why they end up failing is probably because of a wrong attitude. Failure in success is caused by the following factors: pessimism, lack of discipline and perseverance.
People without moral always had a hard time to make others trust them. Sometimes, their lack of morality makes them suffer during their entire life. Moreover, people without moral do not care about others. They are more likely to be selfish and participate any type of corruption. They do not have time to enjoy their life because of they always on self-defend for things they do wrong.
In McMaster’s words, Enthoven, “held military experience in low regard and considered military men intellectually inferior.” This was a nightmare for the military. The men in command didn’t really know what they were doing, and they didn’t listen or take advice to the people who did know what they were doing. One of the very influential commanders in the Vietnam war was Defense Secretary McNamara. McMaster does not agree with the way McNamara went about the Vietnam war. He makes it sounds like McNamara was a