Those Frequent Filers

Online forums overflow with fishermen telling stories of their exploits — fish growing longer with every beer. And that wouldn’t be bad, except — the outlandish liar isn’t an outlier in the film forums — those places your students are apt to find since google works the way it does — follows the well worn path — the cliche.

a caution about that shared insecurity blanket:

” Unsuccessful narcissists often spend their entire lives feeling bitter and disappointed about a world that they believe has failed to recognize their ‘specialness’, their beauty or genius. “