What's the worst defect a person can have?

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Flavia.lm 4075 1 10 94
Question: What's the worst defect a person can have?

Answers:

- Selfishness - this kind of person will never succeed in life,
- Weakness - we live in a competitive world, so it's needed to be spiritually strong,
- Indifference - It is very related to selfishness; this people don't care about others, they think they are the center of the universe!

Now it's your turn!
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riva
Egocentrism. When someone is egocentric He has a lot of other defects.

Gustavo Dias 25
The worst kind of person in this world, is boring people that criticize me.

For example: People that complain about I don't have responsability... And specially when they say I don't pay attention at the things...

Silvia Mattos
Hi, In my opinion, the worst defect a person can have is not telling the truth - a liar. You never can trust in their behavior, attitude, word. It's terrible!!!!

Marcio_Farias 12570 1 23 212
Hello.

Flavia, you may have used the wrong demonstrator in your "this people don't..." If you so desired, you might have written and implied, "these people don't..." or "this kind of people don't..."

Silvia Mattos, on your "You never can trust..." You might have thought of putting "never" in mid-position. Like this: "You can never trust..." More often than not, we place never after modal auxiliary verbs. Such as can. Or could, at least.

At my own risk and loss, you might have thought of lynching me. Not only do I sometimes fail to greet my neighbors, but also I won't hold the elevator door open for them. All on a "First one in, first one up or down" basis. To add injury to insult, I have a small 4 door sedan equipped with triple yet powerful air horns to warn other drivers that they've just cut me off. To make things more miserable, you can never know what the guy on the next corner will do. Will he pull a gun, a knife, on you as you walk by him? Why do newspapers sport so many ominous headlines then? Little nowadays does big city living have to offer in terms of personal safety.

Flavia.lm 4075 1 10 94
Marcio

I don't have any reason for lynching you. BTW, thanks for the correction.
And, what a lovely neighbour and driver you are.
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Donay Mendonça 61090 21 100 1482
Flávia,

I believe that thinking you don´t have any faults is actually the worst of them.Everbody makes mistakes and is expected to try and change as a way of finding God.


Good luck!

warrier
I believe that the weekness is the worst defect a person can have.

This defect block the person of to improve.

whatever other defects can to be changed for better.

for examplo: i have to improve my knowledge in english, but of this, i have that to show for me that i can to correct my behavior.

isabelladevonne
The falsity. People use to be this way ALMOST ALWAYS. It's too bad! The worst defect.. then, comes the envy. ¬¬

ailime 80 1
It`s hypocrisy. I can not stand people that are two-faced and they are always ready to deceive you.

w.slayman 110
ailime escreveu:It`s hypocrisy. I can not stand people that are two-faced and they are always ready to deceive you.
Ailime,

MY only nitpicks are the word "they" is not necessary and you need a comma after two-faced.

I had to read the post twice before catching these very minor improvements.

Logan18 30
Hi guys!

Agreeing with Flávia said, I have to show you up two worst defects a person can have: Indifference, and Selfishness. I think people who don't care about others deserve the worst things in the world. Being selfish and indifferent will never take us to anywhere!

WhosRenato
Indifference, tottaly.. i mean, everybody have your rights.. your thoughts.. if we lived in agreement with all [i mean: respect each other, like brothers..] the world would be better..

w.slayman 110
Logan18 escreveu:Hi guys!

Agreeing with Flávia said, I have to show you up two worst defects a person can have: Indifference, and Selfishness. I think people who don't care about others deserve the worst things in the world. Being selfish and indifferent will never take us to anywhere!
Logan,

If you do not mind, I will offer a few suggestions in the form of this rewrite. "I agree with Flavia , the two worst defects a person can have are: indifference, and selfishness. I think people who don't care about others deserve the worst things in the world. Being selfish and indifferent will never get us anywhere."

If you will, try to determine why I made the changes, and let me know if you understand or if you need an explaination.

w.slayman 110
WhosRenato escreveu:Indifference, tottaly.. i mean, everybody have your rights.. your thoughts.. if we lived in agreement with all [i mean: respect each other, like brothers..] the world would be better..
Renato,

I think I understand what you were trying to say, so I will write it for you and you can let me know if I am correct.
Also please see if you can determine why I made the changes, and let me know.

"Indifference is absolutely the worse defect. I realize that everyone has rights to their individual thoughts and beliefs, but if we would all live in harmony, respecting and treating each other as brothers, the world would be a better place."

ailime 80 1
w.slayman escreveu:
ailime escreveu:It`s hypocrisy. I can not stand people that are two-faced and they are always ready to deceive you.
Ailime,

MY only nitpicks are the word "they" is not necessary and you need a comma after two-faced.

I had to read the post twice before catching these very minor improvements.
Good Morning Bill,

Even in a short post, you can always find something wrong.
Thank you!!

felipeh6 2255 7 56
In my opinion, the worst defect a person can have is dishonesty.

jumiut 25
I believe that has not just one, said that much up there. I think terrible lies, dishonesty, laziness, irresponsibility. I believe it depends on the degree of these defects and how this influences the other and himself.

Laura Rubianes
I guess is to be a liar. Even more a bad liar, cause the person thinks she's making fool of you, but they are the ones on the history!
Oh, and also a betrayer.

Marcio_Farias 12570 1 23 212
Laura Rubianes escreveu:[...] cause the person thinks she's making fool of you[...]
Hello Laura. Unlike Portuguese, in English you cannot or perhaps should not use a feminine personal pronoun after the word person. You might have thought of writing, "he or she" after the word "person."

On the topic. I have greatly improved on how I should treat my neighbors. Now I greet them and hold the elevator door open for them. I also had the powerful triple air horn removed from my car leaving the car's normal single horn in place. I also have sought more peaceful ways of dealing with people since then. With a smile. My strongest weapon.

ZED 5
For me the worst defect of a person is being hypocrit.

leandrocs1310 25
I think it's selfishness, I hate when I'm discussing with someone and one of my arguments involve others' feeling, so the person say (s)he doesn't care about it! I don't know if this is selfishness, but I also hate when I ask someone one thing borrowed and s/he doesn't let me! Why not?

I don't know how to explain, but I get very angry with the others' selfishness!

The freedomly 10
Well, there are several of them, but i gonna quote some of them here, for instance: to steal / to be umpolite / to get envy / to gossip negatively against people's lives, and so on...

Pattye 5
want to be superior to other people, I hate people mixed up, I like people who know the mistakes and face the front.

ENG_rafael 10
Greetings,
I think it's ingratitude is an horror, since I cannot understand someone who was helped by someone else and is not able to show gratitude and make an acknowledgment, for sure it depends on how huge was the aid, but there must be some sort of things to do for that lovely person, who can feel the indifference about the effort which was made... thus, that's why I firmly belive ingratitude is the worst defect a person can have.
Nevertheless, there're plenty of huge defects, like indifference and envy, that my fellows certainly will mention them :!:

ernando 30 2
I think silliness is maybe the thing that I hate the most in people, but I guess that gossip and people who are used to lie aren't the kind of person that I enjoy being around. By the way, the thing that I like the most about a person's personality is smartness, creativity and sincerity.

Please correct my wrongs. Thanks in advance.

fecarrara
In my point of view, the worst defect that people can have it is selfishness. People who are selfishness will never win or got a good position at everywhere..

Pls, help me to learn this awesome language!
This is my first post, but certain I'll you use everyday!

Khadija Bint 70
In my opinion, gossip and lie about me is the worst defect!

tp001
In my opnion is the envious.

Larissa Cosme
I believe the worst defect a person can have is don't admit a mistake.
That makes impossible a person to admit your own mistake and to correct your actions and behavior.
It's so sad a person don't be able to do right things

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