Tuesday, March 30, 2010
The inauthentic man faces a difficult balancing act, for he is not only avoiding the truth, he has forgotten where he put the truth...that is the kind of self-delusion that creates missteps and a hubris that often leads to downfall.
"Pride goes before a fall" -- hubris. It is also referred to as "pride that blinds", as it causes someone accused of hubris to act in foolish ways that belie common sense. Hubris indicates a loss of touch with reality and overestimating one's own competence or capabilities, especially for people in positions of power.
And really, this applies not just to WellPoint, as FoxNews easily points out in the video, but to FoxNews, itself