The dictionary meaning is only part of the story (excessively proud of oneself; vain)
The most important part of the story is revealed in relationships. Relationship to others, and relationship to tasks.
When I look, the people who are conceited are delusional… delusional in their relationships to people and things. In comparison.
They compare themselves to others and they are, as a fixed attitude, not as an experience, superior to them. And they compare themselves to things… and they are superior to them, as an attitude, not as an experience. Continue reading “Conceited… where does it come from?”