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ILLUMINATION

A Self-Righteous Man

A very short story: I was clearly irritated when writing

Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash

The man’s sanctimonious exclamation of moral rightness, labeled wicked by many, ignited in him deeper self-righteousness.

Witnessing its ineffectiveness, some applied the opposite approach of placation and praise, but this only encouraged his smugness.

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