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StrengthsWe all have strengths and weaknesses. One would suppose that our weaknesses would beour downfall, but somehow it often works out that our downfall is in our strengths. For example,our pride can be a good thing. Its is not harmful to be proud; however, an excess of pride cancause us to be prideful, which is then a negative thing. Elder Dallin H. Oaks gave a talk titled“Our Strengths Can Become Our Downfall” which illustrates this point. Macbeth is an exampleof this concept.Elder Oaks talks about how there is opposition in all things so that we can make choicesand exercise our free agency. Satan is our opposition, constantly leading and tempting us to gothe wrong way. Although Macbeth does not mention Satan and his role in the plan, Macbeth istempted and makes choices that show how his strengths lead him to his downfall.Elder Oaks makes several points that show how our strengths can be turned into ourdownfalls. Four points that are proved in Macbeth are A Desire to Know All Things, Honors Can