Archive for June 2017


Proud. What does it mean? No really. Proud is an adjective meaning: “a high or inordinate opinion of one’s own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc.” Many of us use pride as a noun, or proud as an adjective in both a positive and…

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Superiority Complex

Superiority complex. What is a superiority complex exactly? We had a conversation with a lovely couple as we were sailing away from Papua New Guinea the other day. It was a conversation about Papua New Guinea and the many trials it has faced in its time as a young nation. The gentleman was saying to…

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