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* [[Sexist pride]]
 
* [[Sexist pride]]
 
* [http://left.wikia.com/wiki/Racism Racial Pride]
 
* [http://left.wikia.com/wiki/Racism Racial Pride]
* [http://left.wikia.com/wiki/Zionism Religious Pride]]
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* [http://left.wikia.com/wiki/Zionism Religious Pride], see also [[Sectarianism]]
 
* Caste/Professional Pride
 
* Caste/Professional Pride
 
* [[Team Pride]] (Sports)
 
* [[Team Pride]] (Sports)

Revision as of 18:10, 13 July 2015

Pride is a desire to be more important or attractive than others, and not giving due credit.
Vainglory was added to the meaning of pride in late 6th century.

Ways to destroy Pride

There are three ways to destroy Pride[1]:

  1. Be grateful to anyone and everyone. Treat even the things people are expected to do as great gifts. Be grateful for your food, your change at Burger King, rain, life itself. Thank everyone.
  2. Beg forgiveness of God for the sin of Pride. Go before Him in prayer every day or every few hours and implore His mercy. The more this offends you, the more Pride you have.
  3. Ask God for a spirit of Humility and Gratitude. Read Philippians 2:3-11 and imitate it. Understand that without God's Grace, we will never cast away our illusions. Ask God to break your pride and vanity using whatever it takes: illness, loss of friends, loss of family, public humiliation. This is unbelievably difficult to request, and every fiber of our being fights it. We protest it is not fair, or "God doesn't work that way." My friend, what good is health, friends, family, a good reputation, if you have no real love for God, but only a hollow illusion? In the end, all but true love for God is lost, so count all else but God as loss now.

Now that you have abased yourself before the powerful perhaps god will bless you. The one thing you can know for sure is that your self-abasement makes the powerful hold you contempt. Now bark like a dog.

Types of Pride

See Also

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