How can i appear less intimidating

Even as it’s understood that inevitably greatness requires beating out competitors in one arena or another, we certainly should not think of ourselves as better than people I think these attitudes are mostly for the best, though I think I would seek to modify them in some ways.

In this post, I want to focus in on how false modesty, an emotion I think people sometimes develop as a corrective against arrogance, can actually become a counter-productive kind of With seemingly any power comes the power to hurt.

We all know of many ways that powerful people can hurt others deliberately.

But sometimes powerful people hurt others inadvertently because they underestimate their power and do careless things which cause harms they never expected, and sometimes never notice even after the fact.

Classes are flexible enough to meet the needs of both beginners and students with existing philosophical background My classes require no outside reading or homework or grades–only a once weekly 2.5 hour commitment that fits the schedules of busy people.

My classes are university quality but I can offer no university credit whatsoever.

In all his professional dealings which I have observed he seems to be a fair and generous person.

He has never (that I have heard of) abused his power and behind the scenes I have even seen him use it to protect and encourage vulnerable students after a student came to him for help.

Classes involve personalized attention to your own ideas and questions.

Course content winds up tailored to your interests as lively and rigorous class discussions determine where exactly we go.

While most of us rightly want to be exceptional in some way or another, we often feel a lot of social and moral pressure not to think of ourselves as generally better than others.

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