Hubris


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Hubris

An arrogance due to excessive pride and an insolence toward others. A classic character flaw of a trader or investor.
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20 in which he claimed that Erdoy-an shows symptoms of mythomania and hubris syndrome.
Italian policymakers were engulfed in hubris as their government bond yields remained low.
The Dangers of Hubris on Human Health: Health is a critical system that is constantly being challenged, be it by emerging pandemics or chronic illnesses.
Using a large set of survey data on Chinese firms and a large archive of US firm data, we found that the social influence of executive hubris is stronger in the Chinese context than in the US.
And many books have already been written, with many more certain to follow, that attempt to explain the decision to invade Iraq in 2003; American hubris is but one of the multiple causes for a moment in history that we know for certain will never result in a book subtitled "The System Worked.
Beinart sees the post-World War II era as fostering an ethic of toughness, a hubris that President Dwight Eisenhower for a time was able to deflect by scrupulously avoiding the commitment of U.
Every instance of Israeli hubris helps break down support for the peace process; it harms the positions of Arabs who want peace.
A disturbing look at shortsighted species conservation efforts, the dire need to protect species by preserving their habitat, and human hubris as it trifles with the sacred.
The swaggering hubris and bullying tactics of Joe Leapman, who heads up the US team of agents, so offend Nic Costa and his partner Gianni Peroni, however, that they are inclined to continue investigating, especially once they discover that this murder is neither the first nor the last committed by the same killer.
In view of China's dash to embrace the worst aspects of capitalist development (short term planning, the dismal execution of building projects and wholescale razing of historic structures), this might seem like a laughably lost cause, but amid the hubris and chaos a number of talented young Chinese architects and urbanists are trying valiantly to nurture a sense of responsibility towards culture, society and the built environment.
Unfortunately, the hubris inherent in this level of might brought with it a sense of superiority that caused its owners to dismiss their smaller competitors, and opened the way to the situation we have today.