Now it realized the value of being humble and was happy to be alive.Thereafter the antelope always thought very high of its legs.
Now it realized the value of being humble and was happy to be alive.Thereafter the antelope always thought very high of its legs.These events were not limited to myth, and certain figures in history were considered to be have been punished for committing hubris through their arrogance.
Violations of the law against hubris included what might today be termed assault and battery; sexual crimes; or the theft of public or sacred property.
Two well-known cases are found in the speeches of Demosthenes, a prominent statesman and orator in ancient Greece.
The concept of honour included not only the exaltation of the one receiving honour, but also the shaming of the one overcome by the act of hubris. Rush Rehm simplifies this definition of hubris to the contemporary concept of "insolence, contempt, and excessive violence".
A common way that hubris was committed was when a mortal claimed to be better than a god in a particular skill or attribute.
No one really liked or respected him although they did agree that he was a very good-looking antelope.
One day as he was quenching his thirst in a lake the antelope suddenly heard the sound of hunters nearby.
Hubris is usually perceived as a characteristic of an individual rather than a group, although the group the offender belongs to may suffer collateral consequences from the wrongful act.
Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of one's own competence, accomplishments or capabilities.
Whereas his legs which he had always looked down upon was actually saving his life.
Luckily with a little struggle the antelope was able to free its antlers from the branches and run to safety.