“It’s all about me” every speaker at the Mandela memorial might have said, turning their tributes to the man supposed to be their hero into making it all about themselves.
And then there’s Barack Obama.
If people were to have to take a drink every time Barack Obama used “I”, or “me”, “my” , or “mine” in a statement, entire nations would be passed out for years at a time.
Has the word “me” been spoken so many times in one memorial? “The sign language interpreter at … Nelson Mandela's memorial has been called ‘inept.’ Here's what he should have done,” says commentator and illustrator Bosch Fawstin. He calls it ‘Sign of the Times Language’:
Pic by Bosch Fawstin
Here’s George Harrison:
UPDATE: This, right on cue, from Dr Michael Hurd:
“It’s all about him.” “It’s all about her.”
You hear people say it. Maybe you’ve said it yourself, about someone you know.
“She thinks she’s the Queen.” Or, “He acts like the little prince.”
The analogy of arrogant royalty implies a person who doesn’t feel accountable to anyone, or anything. It’s as if he or she is special—above, or outside of, reality.
The key to understanding such a person is lack of accountability…
READ: "It's All About Me"...Know the Type? – Dr Michael Hurd, DAILY DOSE OF REASON