Sunday, August 7, 2011

Being "better" than someone else

You know what I hate? When someone knows something, or does something that not many people do, and they think they're better than you. I've run into many people like that before, from people who do that because they play a sport, to people who do that because you've only played the game they obsess over once. It irritates me because I know that just because they know a few things I don't I know a few things they don't. For example, I met someone who travels all over Europe during the summer (probably a typical rich asshole, who thinks he's better than me because he has more money). I told him that I fly planes as a hobby and am thinking of taking it up as a career by following it through college. Well he started talking about how he goes to Europe every summer, and how he knew so many things about the Europeans. I was thinking to myself, "and from the looks of you, they probably hate your guts every time you come over there." He then started going off about how he studies at this prestigious magnet school or some bullshit. I about punched him. Seriously. What is wrong with this world where we feel the need to be better than someone. I have never thought that I am smarter, or better off than someone because I do something they don't. I'm very modest when it comes to other people. Tell me what you guys think about this issue, or any previous experience we these kind of people. This was just a quick little rant I thought up with while out and about today. Remember everyone: Stay Gold.

21 comments:

  1. I like to mix music and i always have people trying to seem above me... but idc i just love music!

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  2. won't make a lot of friends being "better" than other people though. i hear karma is a biotch lol

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  3. No one is better than anyone else.

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  4. Needs to inflate his ego, clearly he is overcompensating for something.

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  5. @Sinclair, Yes, and that is pretty much the point of my being, I always try to remain neutral on anything before I make a decision. And @DWei yes he does

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  6. Meh, if he goes to a prestigious school he can brag a little, but is still a dick for doing so. Just a justified dick. Going to Europe is nothing to brag about though, whoop-dee-doo you're going to drop out of your precious school you lazy dumbass.

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  7. Some people feel validated by "being better" than others. This person obviously isn't in touch with what really matters, so don't sweat it - in the long run, it's just a bunch of BS.

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  8. I know these kinds of people, its unfortunate but you just want to smack 'em right in the nose.

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  9. I think everyone knows these people. I laughed at Ninja's comment, smacking always seems to be the best way haha.

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  10. i try to stay humble no matter how good i get at things, or how shitty i am at things. its good to be humble

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  11. They're only better than you if you let them get to you.. That's what they want, to get a reaction out of you and he did... What you have to do is be indifferent. As long as you know that no one is "better than you" that's all that really matters.
    nice rant, +follow!

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  12. I know exactly what you are talking about. I know a few people like that but I prefer to keep away from them.
    Luckily non of my best friends are like that. Go figure.

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  13. i know exactly what you mean. hate this

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  14. by far one of the most obnoxious types of people. it's easy to put them in their place if you simply point out how pretentious they're being. It's an insecurity that makes them feel the need to prove themselves and belittle you with useless knowledge. it's a lot of fun to turn it around on them and make them feel small

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  15. Magnet school? Lolwut? I hate snotty assholes like that

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  16. People who think they are better than everyone else are usually the least best of all.

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  17. Just bunch of annoying fuck. +followed

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  18. People who act like they are better than anyone else around me get put down to the very worst to be treated. I can't stand pretentious people!! :/

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  19. Arrogant people are jerks, 'nuff said.

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