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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The essence of the book is summed up in this sentence in the introduction: 'Instead of facing reality, hubris soaked US leaders, elites and media, locked behind an impenetrable wall of political correctness and moral cowardice, act as naive and arrogant cheerleaders for the universal applicability of Western values and feckless overseas military operations.
Christ, Sophocles and Milton remind us that everyone has a dark side that leads to hubris.
This exploration in symbolic interactionist social psychology investigates four aspects of self-esteem related to scholarly and political achievement: hubris and conceit on the one hand, and humility and modesty on the other hand.
Regarding the Russo-Japanese War, Horne explains that while neither the Russian nor the Japanese army performed spectacularly, the Japanese navy surprised the Western world with its overwhelming victory against the Second Pacific Squadron at the Battle of Tsushima, thereby establishing fertile soil for hubris to take root.
What's different is that hubris is no longer merely individual.
What is the number of patients who have suffered from mythomania and hubris syndrome in Turkey over the last 11 years?
Fears over globalization, national rivalries, arms races, hubris led to huge overreaction to an assassination and the First World War that left millions dead
For decades, hubris has been the common currency of the economic policy world.
My hubris exceeded my understanding of not bothering people.
The report introduces three risk cases, based on an analysis of survey results, consultation with experts and further research, namely: the risk cases are testing economic and environmental resilience, the dangers of hubris on human health and digital wildfires in a hyper-connected world chronic
Yet executive hubris brought about by social influence in different cultural environments is not well understood.
No doubt, like bitter medicine, it might be difficult for power hungry politicians suffering from hubris to swallow these antidotes.