Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 16: PRIDE IN ANCESTORS

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PRIDE IN ANCESTORS

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Pride in ancestors

Justified if they inspire

Us to act better

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NOTE: Pride is one of the deadly sins. Farinata, a very proud man, is in the Inferno. Dante is proud of his ancestor Cacciaguida. Is he backsliding? No. Pride in ancestors is justified is they are models who inspire us to act better.

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