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Arrogance

Humbled: The Price of Wisdom

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we can finally come to accept our rightful place in the nature of things, we see that we are neither absolutely divine nor absolutely evil, but somewhere in between. And since that means we don't have to be perfect that's not necessarily a bad place to be.

The Thing That Makes All The Difference In How Your Life Pans Out

Tammy Bleck | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

There's one good thing about building your life from the dirt up, you recognize the bottom and the people you met there. You respect it, and them. And while you don't want to live there, you know it says more about you than anything else you will ever do.

An End to Arrogant Atheism

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
Roy Speckhardt

When critique becomes belittling, when poking fun becomes ridiculing, the respect that is the foundation for any meaningful conversation is lost.

Resolved: Quitting the Progressive Christian Internet in 2014

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 03.02.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

In 2014, it's time for the Christian Internet to recover a love for the church - to produce rooted, relational content that actually fosters restoration in God's world.

The Power of Pride

David DeSteno | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David DeSteno

So is pride a sin or a virtue? If one's pride stems from true ability and is expressed in moderation, it will be quite valuable. But if the pride is misplaced -- if it's not reflective of one's true abilities or competence -- then it is hubris and can only end in ruin.

Hallelujah! The World's Sleaziest Politician Goes to Jail!

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Here in the USA, we're all used to the downfall of sleazy, ethics-free politicians. But they have all met their match in terms of plumbing the depths of human sludge compared to the loathsome British politician who has just been sentenced to jail for "perverting the course of justice."

The High Price of Certainty

Jason Shulman | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Jason Shulman

Have you ever noticed that people who are really certain have little room for other opinions? We have to be careful here: I'm not talking about not having a strong and considered belief, or an opinion embraced after real struggle to find the truth.

Exposing Ourselves to Vulnerability Is the True Measure of Our Strength

Raymond Torres | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Raymond Torres

Far from being a vulnerable trait, if used wisely, a humble attitude clears the way for one to fully appreciate more of life.

Christianity Without Arrogance

Mark Osler | Posted 03.25.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

It might be that our first job in responding to the rise of the "Nones" is that we should stop creating so many of them through our own arrogance and our attempts to judge others, contrary to Christ's express instruction.

Desirability Stock inflation

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 02.25.2013 | Women
Nayia Moysidis

Scouting for a decent man on campus required a great deal of focus. You had to see past the sprinting engineering students, the slouching athletes and the arguing SIPA grads and try and find the prospects with an ounce of charm.

What Are Some Interesting Stories About Pride?

Quora | Posted 01.13.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Diane Meriwether, Professional Listener My brother and I had an epic battle that became known in my...

Animal Behavior

Waldo Mellon | Posted 12.10.2012 | Green
Waldo Mellon

Dear Mr. Mellon, I am going to give you ten arguments, among millions, in no particular order, why you are so full of shit when it comes your central theme that a Human Being is just another animal, just another "work in progress" as you so glibly call it.

The Wisdom of Ignorance

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education
Jennifer Hamady

Just as a sponge can only take on water after being wrung out, so too must we be able -- regardless of our experience or education -- to continually renounce our own fullness, lest we become bloated and stale.

With Arrogance and Destruction for All

Giuliana Macaluso | Posted 08.13.2012 | Teen
Giuliana Macaluso

America is not the "land of opportunity," and Americans are not a hopeful people living lives centered around hard work and family values.

Ten Common Arrogance Traps for Startups to Avoid

Marty Zwilling | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Lack of confidence in yourself, your product, and your startup is a surefire recipe for disaster. At the other extreme, too much confidence or arrogance can kill you just as fast.

I Don't Think Physicians Are as Arrogant as You Do

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

I am a physician, and I don't think I am more arrogant than non-physicians. While patients and media frequently accuse us of behaving arrogantly or poorly, I'm not sure these are fair generalizations.

Should Women Be More Arrogant?

Christina Vuleta | Posted 10.11.2013 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Do we need to add arrogance and narcissism to our mission? Or are they really just alternate words for the positive outlook that helps you overlook obstacles and believe in yourself?

Isn't This Just Perfect?

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

If there was anything Obama is doing that I could stop, it would be this self-aggrandizing, self-applauding thing he does as he goes around breaking promises, making Americans look bad and harming our economy.

Can Humility Change The World?

John Backman | Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion
John Backman

Humility has taken a bad rap in recent years. That's a tragedy when you consider how this misunderstood virtue could bring peace to our souls and change to our world.

Facebook Movie: The Arrogance of Achievement vs. the Arrogance of Inheritance

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bella DePaulo

The word on the street is that the Facebook movie, The Social Network, ruins Mark Zuckerberg's reputation. I'm not so sure.

How Old is Wisdom?

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Lichtman

The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan had an interesting take this weekend (July 17) on President Obama's poll numbers and problems with the economy ...

Health Care: Arrogance Can Never Be A Substitute For Reform

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

There is only one word that came to mind in describing what the outcome of the Massachusetts special election: Arrogance. I am glad Coakley lost. It tells Washington not to screw around with American' lives.

The New Yorker Cover -- Opportunity Knocks for Obama

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

The New Yorker gives Obama an opportunity to right himself and get back to being who he is. He needs to address people's fears -- not just to rebut them or dismiss them.

Washington's "Newseum": The Media Gives Itself a Big, Wet, Sloppy Kiss

Nathan Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nathan Robinson

The Newseum is a mammoth structure, and it does a fairly good job of illustrating just why mainstream media is such a letdown, even if it does so unintentionally.