Is Humility Really A Virtue?

Many are taken aback by those who project strength and ego, many don’t like braggarts even if they are well-achieved and being honest about their abilities and successes. Many believe that good people don’t brag and bad people do. I think this is all a societal and cultural construct and it may even be evolutionarily unnatural and it certainly goes against what we observe in other species, specifically the alpha males in most mammalian species. Are we making a mistake in our society by calling out the strong and less humble? We might be, and this tendency could explain the need for so much self-validation on Facebook too. Let’s take this topic deeper on a philosophical level.
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