Persuasive Essay On Pride

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What is pride? Pride is “a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.” But what does pride mean to others? A debate was started online at “Debate.org” about pride. People debated if pride is bad or good, 43% said it was bad and 57% said it wasn’t bad. People replied about what they think about pride, the comments were anonymous. For the 43% that said pride was bad, some people said “pride was not the same as confidence” or “pride can lead to bad things.” The 57% said that “pride is good in every way” and “pride is wisdom.” Since so many people have different opinions on pride it might seem a little hard to…show more content…
I don’t think it’s good to be too prideful. But it is good to be satisfied with something you did and to be proud. If someone has too much pride they may seem arrogant or conceited. Pride is good to a certain point. An article online at “changingminds.org” it says that “pride is a two faced emotion. On one hand it can be noble and good, and on the other it can be selfish and mean. It all depends on how it is used.” To some people they consider pride a sin, since it is one of the deadly sins. Some people even call it the “deadliest…show more content…
Healthy pride is feeling good about something you’ve accomplished. The feeling of satisfaction over something you have done. Unhealthy pride is being selfish or self-centered. Bragging about all the things you’ve done or have. An article online at ‘billygraham.org” called “Can Pride be a good thing?’ they talk about the healthy type of pide and the unhealthy type. “The tragedy is that pride blinds us to our faults. ...Instead, we become self confident and independent, and we see no reason to humble ourselves..” Pride can be blinding. That’s why we all need to learn the healthy type of
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