Humility Is a Lie – A Construct of Society

If lying is bad and deception is wrong, then how come we work so hard to ensure that people lie and deceive – you know the little white lies? One example of this is how we force others to be humble, but why, is it so we can feel good about ourselves? Shouldn’t we really want to know when someone is confident, capable and achieved – why all the pretense, why is that considered a virtue?

In many cases humility is a lie, it is purposely downplaying one’s abilities, since when is lying honorable? Pretending to be nothing when you are something is holding your cards very close to the vest. Why? Going through life at a super-humility level may give someone the edge in a cunning sort of Machaivellian way, but it is still living a lie, the lie of political correctness.

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