Inferiority Complex

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The will to dominate comes out of an inferiority complex. One wants to dominate others, just to prove to himself that he is not inferior — he is superior. But he needs to prove it. Without any proof he knows he is inferior; he has to cover it up by many, many proofs.

The really superior man needs no proof, he simply is superior. Does a roseflower argue about its beauty? Does the full moon bother about proving its gloriousness? The superior man simply knows it, there is no need for any proof; hence he has no will to dominate.

~ OSHO – The Golden Future. chapter #7

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