In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Enthusiasm and dedication can easily turn to self-delusion and, once scientific rigour is relaxed, error and confusion are almost inevitable.
- When anybody calls their bluff and punctures this self-delusion, they can only cope by insulting and vilifying their critics.
- My theory is that many chiefs are victims of self-delusion, their own double-speak.
- There is no end to the Government's capacity for self-delusion.
- Some would say she's got no chance - and that exercises in self-delusion like this article are one of the key reasons why.
- These, and other gems of paranoia and self-delusion will no doubt surface over the next month.
- We excel at self-delusion, rationalization and making dumb stuff up.
- That level of ‘disassembly’ requires a very high degree of self-delusion.
- Take a look at his positions, and marvel at this man, who has never done anything but run for office, and his capacity for self-delusion.
- Unfortunately, when these rules are broken there is a real danger that an ingenuous error will evolve from self-delusion to fraud.
- To normal, healthy people the prideful self-delusion is obvious.
- Part of it is self-delusion, part of it is an act.
- This atrocity exposes the wilful self-delusion of western liberals who want to believe that humanity is essentially good
- We seem to have a genetic capacity for self-delusion, Wright says.
- He remains an eloquent and witty portrait of self-delusion.
- For all their weakness, cowardice, and self-delusion, these men strike an unexpected, sympathetic chord.
- Negotiations are the heroin of Westerners addicted to self-delusion.
- There is nothing wrong with courtesy but if it is made into an industry or profession it carries the danger of hypocrisy or self-delusion.
- His self-delusion is so complete he regards this as a principle, instead of a symptom of his own narcissism.
- Either way, the net effect is to tilt the playing field further and further towards self-delusion.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.