The world is intimidating
The narcissist reconstructs his own law of gravity which states that all things and all creatures must adhere to his personal satisfaction, but when they do not, the pain is far more intense than it is for one who is free from the clamors of 'I'.” ― “. Moreover, they demand something from themselves early in life that can be taken ever after as a demonstration of this abiding feeling.” ― “In the night, I've shrunk and everyone else on the island has grown. But, I'm talking about boundaries and privacy here.
They're all nine feet tall and men and I'm four feet and a child. We regard an interest in glory or perfection as a sign of mental unhealthiness, and have decided that high achievers, who are called overachievers, owe their surplus ambition to a defect in mothering (either too little or too much). The only ideals allowed are healthy ones -- those everyone may aspire to, or comfortably imagine oneself possessing.” ― tags: achievement, ambition, democracy, egalitarianism, equality, essence, glory, greatness, heroes, ideals, inferiority, intimidation, jealousy, mediocrity, overachievers, perfection, pettiness, success “It is not possible to be seduced by the lure of ego-gratification or intimidated by the tyranny of imposters when we know that we are as the angels. So, we must claim our rightful inheritance and live with the confidence of protection.” ― tags: angel-sanctuary, angels, confidence, divine, donna-goddard, ego, god, gods-love, intimidation, life-quotes, love, love-quotes, protection, seduction, spiritual-books, spiritual-growth, spiritual-love, spiritual-quotes, spiritual-wisdom, spirituality, the-love-of-devotion, wisdom “Treating Abuse Today 3(4) pp. As a therapist working with survivors, I have been harassed by people who claim to be affiliated with the false memory movement.
This arbitrary conduct did not succeed in intimidating the other Councillors.
“Whoever has experienced the power and the unrestrained ability to humiliate another human being automatically loses his own sensations.
We might tend to overlook the simple example of how Mordecai—the devoted foster parent, the consummate mentor, and the intentional discipler—changed the world by investing in ONE vulnerable young person.In those days it was done very quietly, administratively.If you dared speak up for America or economic freedom, you were persecuted. It is preferable to avert one’s eyes from such a situation, and very unpleasant to experience it directly; that is why those singled out for persecution were never defended.To re-state the premise of the argument again: the theocratic head of a foreign despotism offers money in his own name in order to suborn the murder of a civilian citizen of another country, for the offense of writing a work of fiction. Bush, when asked to comment, could only say grudgingly that, as far as he could see, no American interests were involved…” ― tags: atheism, bastille, bullying, censorship, demagogy, dictatorship, enlightenment, fascism, fatwa, first-amendment, free-speech, friendship, george-hw-bush, hate, humor, individualism, intimidation, iran, irony, khomeini, literature, love, principles, religion, rushdie, satanic-verses, stupidity, theocracy, united-states, united-states-constitution, washington-post “He poked his finger into my chest again.No more root-and-branch challenge to the values of the Enlightenment (on the bicentennial of the fall of the Bastille) or to the First Amendment to the Constitution, could be imagined. “Well, I have something to tell you: don’t let the sun set on you in this county, because…”I grabbed his wrist and yanked him forward, tripping him with my foot. “Listen well, because I won’t be repeating myself, you racist prick.