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Homero Gómez González - Victim of the Tall Poppy Syndrome

Not everybody can be famous, but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service. Martin Luther King AI Narration0:00/8:101× The Monarch Butterfly is known for its incredible long-distance migration, one of the most remarkable natural phenomena in the insect world. The monarch butterfly migration is

Homero Gómez González - Victim of the Tall Poppy Syndrome
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Ebrahim Raisi as Cutter in the Tall Poppy Syndrome.

The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. Luke 6:44-45. AI Narration0:00/12:151× Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi died when his helicopter crashed on May

Ebrahim Raisi as Cutter in the Tall Poppy Syndrome.
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National Poppy Day - May 24, 2024.

Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. Lucius Annaeus Seneca In Flanders Fields by John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid

National Poppy Day - May 24, 2024.
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Journalism as Cutter and Cuttee in the Tall Poppy Syndrome.

A free press can, of course, be both good and bad, but, most certainly, without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad. Albert Camus. AI Narration0:00/10:401× Journalism is a galvanizing business these days. It takes courage to report the truth which may end in TPS

Journalism as Cutter and Cuttee in the Tall Poppy Syndrome.
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Gender as a Cutter in the Tall Poppy Syndrome

You cannot reason someone out of something he or she was not reasoned into. Jonathan Swift AI Narration0:00/7:171× I shy away from the subject of gender as a cutter in TPS for many reasons even though gender along with color, ethnicity, and religion are common causes for

Gender as a Cutter in the Tall Poppy Syndrome
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The Listening Tube Podcast with Bob Woodley (Season 8, Episode 6). Tall Poppy Syndrome 101.

The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring. Victor Hugo The Listening Tube Podcast (Excerpt)0:00/22:011× Mr. Woodley has been in the media business his entire adult life - radio, television, newspapers, disc jockey, newscaster, reporter, writer, press operator, and editor - all evident

The Listening Tube Podcast with Bob Woodley (Season 8, Episode 6). Tall Poppy Syndrome 101.
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Vladimir Kara-Murza, Courage and the Tall Poppy Syndrome.

We must execute not only the guilty. Execution of the innocent will impress the masses even more. Nikolai Krylenko AI Narration0:00/8:481× In the glossary of my book The Tall Poppy Syndrome: The Joy of Cutting Others Down I define tall poppies and short or dwarf poppies.  One

Vladimir Kara-Murza, Courage and the Tall Poppy Syndrome.
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Self-Righteousness and Hypocrisy as Cutters in the Tall Poppy Syndrome.

Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her. John 8:7. AI Narration0:00/10:201× In an article in Psychology Today (January 13, 2021) "Righteous vs. Self-Righteous" Leon R Seltzer Ph.D. wrote: Here, people labeled as self-righteous are negatively

Self-Righteousness and Hypocrisy as Cutters in the Tall Poppy Syndrome.
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Theodore Hertzl and the Tall Poppy Syndrome (Dreyfus Affair - Part 4).

Have you ever made a wish and got what you wanted, only for the reality to fall way short of the expectation? Aesop's Fables AI Narration0:00/8:241× Jews believe there is a divine covenant between Jews and the Land of Israel and it is a cornerstone of Jewish

Theodore Hertzl and the Tall Poppy Syndrome (Dreyfus Affair - Part 4).
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Emile Zola and the Tall Poppy Syndrome (Dreyfus Affair - Part 3).

AI Narration0:00/5:501× Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. Ralph Waldo Emerson Hate crime is a relatively modern concept, and emerged after the Dreyfus Affair. While the events surrounding the Dreyfus Affair involved

Emile Zola and the Tall Poppy Syndrome (Dreyfus Affair - Part 3).