Most of all, it means communicating intelligently, not egotistically
1) Local values and norms are often ignored by outsiders coming into a community, who egotistically
assume that their aims and means are convergent with those of the society which they are attempting to improve; they fail, therefore, to understand the cultural system upon which they are imposing.
bloated follow-up to Fantasy Football was built on the notion of David Baddiel and Frank Skinner in front of an audience, improvising.
This is a great gift, a generosity of spirit that isn't in many people, especially ambitious television people who have a tendency to be rather egotistically
Don't expect Rob Andrew to follow the controversial trail- blazing of Clive Woodward and egotistically
switch sports to soccer.
In some ways Britain is a more tolerant country than it was: though whether we are more tolerant of conduct different from our own, or merely so egotistically
wrapped up in our own little worlds that we are indifferent to everyone else around us, is an open question.
As he wryly notes, not even the artist is immune to the risks arising from his own creations since even fictional creations may become so egotistically
willful that they turn against their creator.
Niccolai calls Manganelli her "lettore privilegiato" and "interlocutore immaginario" ("Cavalli veri, cavalli figurati" 126; page references following refer to this essay), for she admired from the first his ability to plumb the depths of his experience, not in order to display himself egotistically
, but rather in a search for his "center" and his "truth" that might be meaningful for everyone: what Niccolai calls "percezioni e non prediche" (126).
Bleach gives an expertly hammy turn as an incompetent, egotistically
deluded Victorian actor-manager presiding over a third-rate traveling theater company and fighting throughout the evening to hold disaster at bay.
Carlyle's modification marshals on the rhetorical maneuver of reductio ad absurdum, showing the absurdity to which the "fraction of life" can be reduced when his metaphor is employed as a calculation one can carry out to egotistically
ensure that one gains maximum happiness.