The article below is taken from my book The Tall Poppy Syndrome: The Joy of Cutting Others Down (pgs. 194-197). Like many of you, I have seen the wonderful new Christopher Nolan movie 'Oppenheimer' which had a different point of view. Of course, I tend to view the world through
This is the third in a 3-part video series explaining the Tall Poppy Syndrome. Award-winning actors frequently thank writers for providing powerful material which showcased their prowess. I thank Mr. Smith for delineating many facets of the seemingly straightforward Tall Poppy Syndrome (TPS) metaphor in a singular spectacle. For starters,
James Bennet, The New York Times editorial-page chief, Becomes a Victim of the Tall Poppy Syndrome (TPS).
Movements, Politics, and the Press as cutters Fourth Estate arose from the three estates of social hierarchy of Christendom during the medieval period to early modern Europe. Different members of society were divided into estates which were adapted to period and country. These estates included variations of the clergy, nobility