"In this I agree with you. This is a problem with many who are exceptional in a field or sport. Family money, athletic ability, intelligence, or other abilities seem to garner such deference much to the detriment of the individual's…"
"RS. Missed my point. It's the twin senses of infallibility and personal exceptionalism that are often reinforced by a privileged education. The education itself. (Although, many years ago, it was pointed out that, particularly among…"
"I agree with this suggestion. It seems as though the OP is trying to capture the attention of his group rather than enhance the conversation, an action which could be perceived as a lack of maturity on his part. By talking less, but more…"
It's not just the privileged education. Most who have had people forgive indiscretions in their past bring forward to the present a feeling (or at least it seems so) of infallibility or at least that they can do anything and get,…"