Friday June 5, 2020

A thought-provoking analysis of the age of narcissism

Psychology: Insight: The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World, By Tasha Eurich, Macmillan, €17.25

30th April, 2017
Winston Churchill: made mistakes in his early life, but achieved greatness after subjecting himself to rigorous analysis

The late US comedian George Carlin was a strong believer in letting people know their limitations. “No child these days,” he said in one of his most famous routines, “ever gets to hear those all-important character building words, ‘You lost, Bobby. You’re a loser, Bobby.’ They never hear the truth about themselves until they’re in their 20s when their boss calls them in and says, ‘Bobby, clean your desk and get out of here, you’re...

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