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Ti·re·si·as

or Tei·re·si·as  (tī-rē′sē-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
A blind soothsayer of Thebes.

Tiresias

(taɪˈriːsɪˌæs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a blind soothsayer of Thebes, who revealed to Oedipus that the latter had murdered his father and married his mother

Ti•re•si•as

or Tei•re•si•as

(taɪˈri si əs)

n.
(in Greek myth) a blind prophet of Thebes.
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Vianna, this sort of charismatic leader (who generally lacks instruction and has to deal with a total lack of institutions preparing and orienting public decisions) has to be a Teireisias, guided by intuitions or superstitions.