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Babalola 1 Ayotomiwa Babalola Professor Bayardo English 1301-6003 June 6 , 2009 Essay One: The Pride of Competition One could ask a multitude of people to describe , with but a word , pride . Only to hear the most negative descriptions associated with this simple and short noun . People of high moral standing will constantly remind you to avoid pride because of the many danger it can pose . But seldom have we dared to accept and even embrace this sense of higher self-worth and honor . Being someone who relishes in pride , I will take an unorthodox approach , with the use of sports and competition , to explain the joys of pride . I will open with the quote by Timothy Shriver , The glory of sport is born at the moment when the game and the person become one , when all the complexity of one s life finds a moment to emerge in the game .” This encapsulates the feeling a sports enthusiasts gets as he observes his favorite club compete , this is the best definition that is out there .
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