Man Versus Circumstances (Coupled with Stupidity)
Man versus Circumstances- The character in the story struggles against circumstances. One of the six elements of a short story is Conflict. This refers to the struggles or problems the characters in the story encounter. There are four kinds of Conflict; Man vs. Man, Man vs. Society, Man vs. Himself, and Man vs. Circumstances. Out of all the four kinds, Man vs. Circumstances is perhaps the most...
To destabilize an arrogant man, feed his ego with fake compliments.
If you allow everybody to walk over you, you become a carpet.