View Poll Results: Does Adversity Build or Demonstrate Character?

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Thread: Does Adversity Build Character?

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    Re: Does Adversity Build Character?

    It depends on how you handle adversity. I've seen it make people immature.
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    Re: Does Adversity Build Character?

    Just about every experience builds character. Whether it builds good character is a different question, and the answer is not necessarily.

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    Re: Does Adversity Build Character?

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    It can build character up to a point. I am a fan of a sports franchises that is a perpetual loser. Repeatedly losing can build character and be beneficial if one learns what one is doing wrong and learns from it the next time around. At a certain point losing and adversity stops building character and starts instilling a culture of despair and hopelessness.
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    Re: Does Adversity Build Character?

    It depends on the person and the adversity. It takes a certain strength to endure extreme hardship, not everyone has that strength and will just be beaten down by it and give up.
    Last edited by xpiher; 04-30-11 at 03:17 AM.

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