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Arrogance


  • 3 years ago · #881

    oinquarki

  • 3 years ago · #882

    Robman6

    ARROGANCE 101


    Hello, I'm Professor A. Pompous A.. , Arrogance Expert Extraordinaire.
    Webster's Deluxe Unabridged Dictionary, Second Edition defines the following terms:

    Arrogance is defined as: The act or quality of having unwarranted pride and self-importance; haughtiness.
    Inferior is defined as: Lower in quality or value than something else.
    Superior is defined as: Greater in value, quality, amount, power, etc.
    Right is defined as: What is right (used in its own definition??), or just, lawful, morally good, proper, correct, etc.
    Wrong is defined as: The state or fact of being wrong (again--used in its own definition??); also, something that is wrong (???), especially a wicked or unjust act.

    Keith's Super Deluxe Whiz Bang Unabridged Dictionary, First Edition defines the following terms:

    Arrogance-A many-sided coin having inferior, superior, right and wrong as several of its sides. None has meaning without reference to its opposite. In other words, you can't experience one without also experiencing its opposite, they are two sides of the same coin (:->).

    We all know some obvious examples of arrogance: Hitler, Stalin, Idi Amin, Saddam Hussein.

    Now, let's look at some not-so-obvious examples of arrogance:

    Statement Of Arrogance Reality Check
       

    "I want to help you." ===================> What makes you think I need your help?                                                                               Do you believe me incapable of doing this myself?
       

    "I want to make you happy."==============> Because you desire it, regardless of  my  feelings or   .                                                                             wishes about it?

    "I want to right the wrongs of the world."======> Who are you to judge what is right and                                                                                wrong in the world?

    Arrogance can see itself as "better", "smarter", more capable than another. But it can also see itself as "less", "dumber", less capable than another (remember---two sides of the same coin). Arrogance is a descendant of judgement which is itself a direct descendant of fear--the fundamental perception of separation from the All That Is.

     

     
  • 3 years ago · #883

    oinquarki

    robservepro wrote:

    # 1000 will get a $20 gift certificate, but only if it's not arrogant.

    So I don't need to worry about the award, because almost everyone here IS Arrogant.

    The chances are infinitesimal that 1000 will be non- arrogant


     That gift certificate is mine!

  • 3 years ago · #884

    Robman6

    Can anything be bought for $20 in San Diego?

  • 3 years ago · #885

    oinquarki

    60 cookies.

  • 3 years ago · #886

    oinquarki

    I live right up the street from a 7-11.

    (And by up I mean literally up, as the street is on a hill, not that I am in any way better than or "above" 7-11 - that would be arrogant.)

  • 3 years ago · #887

    GorillaCookies

    oinquarki wrote:

    60 cookies.


    A gangland style hit

  • 3 years ago · #888

    GorillaCookies

    Im arrogantly very non conceited...in a know it all sorta way...but not really cuz that would be arrogant.

  • 3 years ago · #889

    GorillaCookies

    #909 and counting!

  • 3 years ago · #890

    oinquarki

    Alright, to get those cookies, I'm going to need to start posting a bunch of really non-arrogant stuff. And who better to take example from, than the least arrogant person on this site?

    GoriilaCookie, you're an overly opinionated boor. Please agree with me.

    There's a bunch of people on this site who are evil jerks. They think that everything is about them. Just watch - they're going to attack me soon. They're teaming up and they're all out to get me.

    I'm the only one who knows about Edgar Colle. Please agree with me.

    The majority, which I assume I speak for, is being picked on by a small group of 20 arrogant jerks who think they're better than us. Please agree with me.

  • 3 years ago · #891

    GorillaCookies

    oinquarki wrote:

    Alright, to get those cookies, I'm going to need to start posting a bunch of really non-arrogant stuff. And who better to take example from, than the least arrogant person on this site?

    GoriilaCookie, you're an overly opinionated boor. Please agree with me.

    There's a bunch of people on this site who are evil jerks. They think that everything is about them. Just watch - they're going to attack me soon. They're teaming up and they're all out to get me.

    I'm the only one who knows about Edgar Colle. Please agree with me.

    The majority, which I assume I speak for, is being picked on by a small group of 20 arrogant jerks who think they're better than us. Please agree with me.


    After much deliberation...i have no idea what youre talking about.  Actually i do but i cant post a reply explaining that because it would come across as arrogant, and borish.  But lets just say i have your back.

  • 3 years ago · #892

    oinquarki

    Google maps - arrogantly looking down on the world.

  • 3 years ago · #893

    oinquarki

    Looking up = looking down on God.

  • 3 years ago · #894

    oinquarki

  • 3 years ago · #895

    Robman6

    Well he will have 100 virgins

  • 3 years ago · #896

    oinquarki

    60 cookies > 100 virgins

  • 3 years ago · #897

    Robman6

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  • 3 years ago · #898

    oinquarki

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  • 3 years ago · #899

    oinquarki

  • 3 years ago · #900

    Robman6

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