So strong is the fear of disapproval from these people, so strong is the wish that some of that glamour will rub-off it never does , that we feel intimidated, fearful we will be destroyed or discarded if we fail to do their bidding.
We are, in fact, subject to the power of our own intellect against ourselves, as others are.
Trying to do the right thing or to help out is a powerful, easily defended.
Listed below are some of the character traits that seem to be defining the notion of intimidating personality.
But for people who learned to prize intellect above compassion — where the quick comeback, even a sadistic retort, scores points, gives a rush of pleasure even while dismissing the validity of the injury to another — we deny how our words can really hurt.
Their curiosity draws them to learning as much as they can.