Megalomania and Megalomaniacs

The following paragraph is from wiseGEEK: What is Megalomania?
“Megalomania is an unrealistic belief in one’s superiority, grandiose abilities, and even omnipotence. It is characterized by a need for total power and control over others, and is marked by a lack of empathy for anything that is perceived as not feeding the self.”
Read the entire article; just click here to go there.

A megalomaniac is a pathological egotist. An egotist is a conceited, boastful, selfish, self-centered person.

Does any of this seem somewhat familiar to you in any way?

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About Roland Louis Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.
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