Tuesday, 8 January 2008

Ascribing Greatness

When people extol the genius or greatness of another, it is often merely a form of vanity. The great is simply seen as an eloquent espouser of what the person feels to be his own opinions, and so his own greatness is reflected in the ascribed greatness of the other.

2 comments:

elberry said...

Great post.

Anonymous said...

I see you added Phelps to your list of links, that was a Great move!!!