What is Arrogance
Recently, while reviewing some code, I found myself using the phrase, "breathtaking arrogance" and later wondering exactly what I meant. Well, I knew what I meant, but I did wonder what I might be implying.
I feel reasonably confident that arrogance involves an offensive level of self-assuredness and claims of superiority. I am less sure
- about whether privately held (but possibly inferable) belief in one's own superiority counts as arrogance,
- of the degree to which arrogance can be collective, or achieved by association with those one believes to be superior,
- of the relevance of measurable or ...