Human nature is always a mix of both good and not-so-good.
Exceptions are avataras like Sri Rama and Sri Krishna and some enlightened Sages.
But then you can't equate then with normal humans.

The constant endeavor should be to minimize the evil side and grow the noble side.
This is the whole purpose of human birth - to elevate your atma.

This mixed human nature is quite evident right from the beginning.
Let's see the cases of Pururava and Nahusha.
Vaiavaswata Manu was the progenitor of all the humans in our present Manwantara.
He has 60 Kshatriya sons.
They all fought with each other and perished.
Then Pururava was born as the son of Ila and Budha graha.
The way Mahabharata describes Pururava, the mixed human nature is evident.

त्रयोदश समुद्रस्य द्वीपानश्नन् पुरूरवाः - Pururava ruled over the 13 islands of all the oceans, means he rules over the entire earth.
अमानुषैः वृतः सत्त्वैः मानुषः सन् पुरूरवाः - He was himself a human being but he was surrounded by, served by superhuman beings such as Yakshas and Gandharwas.
He only brought the three kinds of Agni to earth from Gandharwa Loka.

But then what was his dark side ?
विप्रैः सह विग्रहं चक्रे वीर्योन्मत्तः पुरूरवाः - Intoxicated with his power, he harassed and tormented noble and learned tapaswis.
जहार च स विप्राणां रत्नान्युत्क्रोशतामपि - he looted them.
Not because he needed their wealth, just to show his power.

Sanatkumara came from Brahmaloka and tried to advice him but he didn't bother.
Then finally, Rishis had to curse him to get rid of him.

Nahusha was his grandson.
Nahusha was so great that he even became Indra, the ruler of Swarga Loka for a short while.
He is said to have ruled righteously.
He ruled over Devas, Rishis, Pitrus, Gandharwas, Nagas, and Rakshasas in addition to human beings.
राज्यं शशास सुमहद् धर्मेण पृथिवीपते।
पितॄन देवान् ऋषीन् विप्रान् गन्धर्वोरगराक्षसान्॥
He destroyed robbers and dacoits but he also imposed tax even on Rishis.
ऋषीन् करमदापयत्
पशुवच्चैव तान् पृष्ठे वाहयामास वीर्यवान्
He made Rishis carry his palanquin. that much was his arrogance.
Once while carrying his palanquin, Nahusha kicked Sage Agastya shouting at him to move fast.
Agastya cursed him.
He became a snake amd fell down on earth.

What does this show?
You have to consciously cultivate good qualities.
But evil nature comes on its own particularly with power and position.
It not only nullifies the goodness in the person but also causes his downfall.
We have to be always vigilant about this.

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