The Influence Of Adversity

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Horace states that “Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant”. This brings up the question, is adversity good for a person? Horace is saying that adversity helps develop a person and their character. In a time of hardship, people need to find their inner strength to overcome a situation. Adversity happens to everyone in life; some worse than others. But when those challenges arise, a person must fight through them. Through this fight the true colors of a person are shown. How tough they are, how smart they are, and how talented they are. They must use their unknown talents to face their adversity in order to overcome their difficult times. More talent is shown during bad times
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