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All Hail Supreme General Hubris

Hubris is a commanding general, the guy in charge. The more hubristic a leader is, the more wanton, unrestrained, and degenerate he will be. You see General Hubris doing his work when a leader exchanges self-restraint

Here’s Why You Should Be Honest About Your Imperfections

Nobody’s perfect, as the old saw goes, but each of us can be perfectly imperfect. I read somewhere (though I don’t remember where—I

The Perverse Thinking of Never Standing Still

group of people on smartphones and tablets

In the mid-1990s, a regional communications company launched a billboard advertising campaign that implored people to “Never Stand Still!” The underlying message was that to be successful, you must be perpetually on the go. God forbid you be