Arrogance is an acquired trait — one that impressionable children often pick up from their parents and adults around them, as well as from friends and other societal influences. Children don’t naturally think that they are better than others. Insecurity — including insecure parents — is one of of the primary causes for arrogance. In this short humorous video, spiritual counselor and best-selling author Rabbi Simon Jacobson describes the parental root of self-aggrandizement. Understand the human condition to heal yourself!
This is an excerpt from: Vice Advice Part Two: Vanity