Macbeth Strengths - Strengths We all have strengths and...

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Strengths We all have strengths and weaknesses. One would suppose that our weaknesses would be our 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 can cause 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 example of this concept. Elder Oaks talks about how there is opposition in all things so that we can make choices and exercise our free agency. Satan is our opposition, constantly leading and tempting us to go the wrong way. Although Macbeth does not mention Satan and his role in the plan, Macbeth is tempted 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 our downfalls. Four points that are proved in Macbeth are A Desire to Know All Things, Honors Can

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